Disabled Americans' Rights (David Pettinicchio)

Episode 24 November 25, 2019 00:24:44
Disabled Americans' Rights (David Pettinicchio)
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Disabled Americans' Rights (David Pettinicchio)
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Show Notes

We meet David Pettinicchio from the University of Toronto. David is the author of Politics of Empowerment: Disability Rights and the Cycle of American Policy Reform (Stanford University Press). We discuss the evolving rights of disabled Americans, and current attacks on these rights.

Photo Credits

By Unknown - http://www.whitehousehistory.org/whha_pictures/presidentshouse_bush-06.html, Public Domain, Link

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