Who is disabled

Brad De Long delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Jun 17 17:05:19 PDT 1998

>Michael Perelman wrote:
>>To what extent is the definition of disabled a social construction?
>>We are expanding who is disabled. A California school district recently
>>fired a
>>teacher with a skin disorder. His fingerprints were insufficiently clear.
>>In a
>>sense, he is disabled, yet perfectly able to carry out his job.
>Why are they allowed to get the fingerprints of a teacher?

To check to see if he's a child molester, of course!

What country have you been living in?

Brad DeLong

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