From Snake Pits to Cash Cows: Politics and Public Institutions in New York

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Public institutions for people with developmental disabilities continue to operate within New York State, although their very existence has been condemned, and public policies directed their complete closure by the year 2000. From Snake Pits to Cash Cows investigates why these institutions persevere despite virtually universal predictions of their demise. Paul J. Castellani's provocative account spans the years 1935 to 2000, describing decades of conflict and confusion about the role of public institutions. This book ...

From Snake Pits to Cash Cows: Politics and Public Institutions in New York 2005, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791464403

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From Snake Pits to Cash Cows: Politics and Public Institutions in New York 2005, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791464397

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