Hellal on Loftis, ‘Imagining Autism: Fiction and Stereotypes on the Spectrum’

Sonya Freeman Loftis. Imagining Autism: Fiction and Stereotypes on the Spectrum. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. 208 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01800-7. Reviewed by Paula Hellal (Birkbeck University of London) Published on H-Disability (April, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Dale on Hampton, ‘Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-1979’

Jameel Hampton. Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-1979. Bristol: Policy Press, 2016. 272 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4473-1642-8. Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter) Published on H-Disability (March, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Burdett on Knittel, ‘The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory’

Susanne C. Knittel. The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. xii + 350 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-6278-6. Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (March, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Richards on Harper, ‘Migration and Mental Health: Past and Present’

Marjory Harper, ed. Migration and Mental Health: Past and Present. Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 280 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-52967-1. Reviewed by Penny L. Richards (UCLA Center for the Study of Women) Published on H-Disability (March, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.