Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 March 2017

512 Pages | 3 b&w illustrations, 7 tables

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719095924

Bookseller Code (06)

The metamorphosis of autism

A history of child development in England

Bonnie Evans

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Makes a major contribution to debates on neurodiversity and the place of autism in shaping our understanding of child development
  • Offers critical insight into how changes in the description and understanding of child development have helped to fuel reported increases in autism
  • Describes the history of autism from a unique historical lens that focuses on changes in children's rights to education and welfare support
  • Enlightens the reader on the importance of British research to the creation of a global category of autism

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