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The Willowbrook Wars

by Sheila M. Rothman

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Published by Aldine Transaction .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7409460M
ISBN 100202307573
ISBN 109780202307572

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23 Cf. Philip P. Frickey & David I. Levine, “The Willowbrook Wars” (Book Review), 3 Const. Commentary –79 (). See Bradley S. Chilton, Extended Impact Litigation and Prison Reform: Guthrie v.The Willowbrook Wars: Bringing the Mentally Disabled Into the Community (Hardcover) Published July 26th by Routledge Hardcover, pagesCited by: The University of Chicago Press.

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