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J B Munro : community citizen / Hilary Stace

By: Stace, Hilary.
Wellington, NZ : Hilary Stace, 2019Description: 201 pages : illustrations, some colour : 24 cm.Subject(s): Munro, John Baldwin, 1936-2018 | BIOGRAPHY | IHC | LEADERSHIP | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | ADVOCACY | COMMUNITY SERVICES | NEW ZEALAND
Contents:
Foreword by Sir Roderick Deane. - Glossary/Acronyms. - Introduction. - 1. Beginnings: the influence of polio. - 2. Youth worker. - 3. Intellectual disability and the legacy of eugenics. - 4. Politics. - 5. Disability activism and initiatives. - 6. Leadership of IHC: deinstitutionalisation, inclusive education, employment and other challenges. - 7. Leadership of IHC: relationships, funding and staff. - 8. Active retirement. - Bibliography. - Index of personal names.
Summary: "JB Munro led the IHC for two decades in an era of a growing disability rights movement, the closure of institutions and calls for self-advocacy and citizenship by people with intellectual of learning disability... after stepping down from that role 21 years later he continued his work with Inclusion International. His busy retirement continued a focus on community." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: New Books for 2020. CM Feb 2020
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Foreword by Sir Roderick Deane. - Glossary/Acronyms. - Introduction. - 1. Beginnings: the influence of polio. - 2. Youth worker. - 3. Intellectual disability and the legacy of eugenics. - 4. Politics. - 5. Disability activism and initiatives. - 6. Leadership of IHC: deinstitutionalisation, inclusive education, employment and other challenges. - 7. Leadership of IHC: relationships, funding and staff. - 8. Active retirement. - Bibliography. - Index of personal names.

"JB Munro led the IHC for two decades in an era of a growing disability rights movement, the closure of institutions and calls for self-advocacy and citizenship by people with intellectual of learning disability... after stepping down from that role 21 years later he continued his work with Inclusion International. His busy retirement continued a focus on community." - BOOK JACKET

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