The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development in Britain

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This book is available as an open access ebook under a CC-BY-NC-ND licence. What is autism and where has it come from? Increased diagnostic rates, the rise of the 'neurodiversity' movement, and growing autism journalism, have recently fuelled autism's fame and controversy. The metamorphosis of autism is the first book to explain our current fascination with autism by linking it to a longer history of childhood development. Drawing from a staggering array of primary sources, Bonnie Evans traces autism back to its origins in ...

The Metamorphosis of Autism: A History of Child Development in Britain 2017, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719095924

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