The Resource Questions of competence : culture, classification and intellectual disability, edited by Richard Jenkins

Questions of competence : culture, classification and intellectual disability, edited by Richard Jenkins

Label
Questions of competence : culture, classification and intellectual disability
Title
Questions of competence
Title remainder
culture, classification and intellectual disability
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard Jenkins
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays examines the classification of people as competent & incompetent in the United States, England, Wales, Greece, Greenland, Uganda, & Belize. The contributors argue that it is time for a new understanding of intellectual disability
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HV3004
LC item number
.Q47 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1999 C-126
  • WM 300
NLM item number
Q5 1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jenkins, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Learning disabled
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Learning Disorders
  • Mental Competency
  • Mentally Disabled Persons
  • Mentally handicapped
  • Handicapés mentaux
  • Personnes en difficulté d'apprentissage
  • Learning disabled
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Geestelijk gehandicapten
  • Leermoeilijkheden
  • Interculturele vergelijking
  • Handicapés mentaux
  • Déficiences intellectuelles
  • Geistige Behinderung
  • Kulturvergleich
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Lernbehinderung
Label
Questions of competence : culture, classification and intellectual disability, edited by Richard Jenkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Culture, classification, and (in)competence / Richard Jenkins -- Mental disability in the United States: an interactionist perspective / Michael V. Angrosino -- (In)competence in America in comparative perspective / Patrick J. Devlieger -- Risk, resilience, and competence: parents with learning difficulties and their children / Tim Booth and Wendy Booth -- Constructing other selves: (in)competences and the category of learning difficulties / Charlotte Aull Davies -- Work, opportunity, and culture: (in)competence in Greece and Wales / Sylvia van Maastricht -- Slow cookers and madmen: competence of heart and head in rural Uganda / Susan Reynolds Whyte -- States and categories: indigenous models of personhood in northwest Greenland / Mark Nuttall -- Learning to become (in)competent: children in Belize speak out / Nancy Lundgren -- Towards a social model of (in)competence / Richard Jenkins
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 250 pages
Isbn
9780521626620
Lccn
98003022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38504234
  • (OCoLC)ocm38504234
Label
Questions of competence : culture, classification and intellectual disability, edited by Richard Jenkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Culture, classification, and (in)competence / Richard Jenkins -- Mental disability in the United States: an interactionist perspective / Michael V. Angrosino -- (In)competence in America in comparative perspective / Patrick J. Devlieger -- Risk, resilience, and competence: parents with learning difficulties and their children / Tim Booth and Wendy Booth -- Constructing other selves: (in)competences and the category of learning difficulties / Charlotte Aull Davies -- Work, opportunity, and culture: (in)competence in Greece and Wales / Sylvia van Maastricht -- Slow cookers and madmen: competence of heart and head in rural Uganda / Susan Reynolds Whyte -- States and categories: indigenous models of personhood in northwest Greenland / Mark Nuttall -- Learning to become (in)competent: children in Belize speak out / Nancy Lundgren -- Towards a social model of (in)competence / Richard Jenkins
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 250 pages
Isbn
9780521626620
Lccn
98003022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38504234
  • (OCoLC)ocm38504234

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