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Deadly Innocence?

Robert Perske

Deadly Innocence?

Robert Perske

$26.99

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143 Pages

- Publisher Beginning with the story of Joe Arridy, certified as a "feeble-minded imbecile" who was executed in Colorado in 1939, Deadly Innocence? traces political and judicial handling of incidents involving persons with retardation; describes similar current cases; and offers suggestions for action on the part of the police, the courts, professionals who work in the field of developmental disabilities, and concerned citizens.

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143 Pages
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Beginning with the story of Joe Arridy, certified as a "feeble-minded imbecile" who was executed in Colorado in 1939, Deadly Innocence? traces political and judicial handling of incidents involving persons with retardation; describes similar current cases; and offers suggestions for action on the part of the police, the courts, professionals who work in the field of developmental disabilities, and concerned citizens.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Robert Perske

Robert is widely known for his work on behalf of people with disabilities. In 1968 he received a Rosemary Dybwad International Award, enabling him to travel and study attitudes toward people with disabilities throughout Sweden and Denmakr. In 1987 he and Martha Perske shared the Healing Community Arts & Letters Award at the United Nations in New York. The Perskes have collaborated on two major reports to U.S. presidents: Mental Retardation: The Leading Edge, for President Carter; and, in cooperation with others, Mental Retardation: Century of Decision, for President Nixon.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 210099
  • Product Code 0687006155
  • EAN 9780687006151
  • Pages 143
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Power/politics
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Sep 1995
  • Sales Rank #21910
  • Dimensions 278 x 216 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.504kg

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