By Sarah F. Rose
By tracing the stories of policymakers, employers, reformers, and disabled humans stuck up during this epochal transition, Rose masterfully integrates incapacity background and hard work historical past. She exhibits how individuals with disabilities misplaced entry to paid paintings and the prestige of "worker--a shift that relegated them and their households to poverty and second-class fiscal and social citizenship. This has monstrous results for debates approximately incapacity, paintings, poverty, and welfare within the century to come.
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