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The cloak of competence

by Robert B. Edgerton

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-244) and index.

    StatementRobert B. Edgerton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3004 .E3 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1397760M
    ISBN 100520082257, 0520082265
    LC Control Number93005292

    of it explicitly organized around the concept of "a cloak of competence." The earliest reference to the notion of a cloak of competence appeared in a book by that name (Edgerton 1 ) about how the mildly retarded (as those with intellectual deficits were then called) manage the stigma associated with their disability by attempting to pass as. The cloak of competence / Author: Robert B. Edgerton. Publication info: Berkeley: University of California Press, Format: Book.

      Topics: Sociology, Mental retardation, Down syndrome Pages: 3 ( words) Published: Novem "The Cloak of Competence". Robert B. Edgerton is an anthropologist with interests in psychological and medical anthropology. His early work was focused on individual adaptation to differing ecological conditions on the one hand and mental . The Cloak of Competence: Stigma in the Lives of the Mentally Retarded by Robert B. Edgerton starting at $ The Cloak of Competence: Stigma in the Lives of the Mentally Retarded has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

    He developed several concepts, including the ‘cloak of competence’ and the ‘role of benefactors’. An important aspect of the book is the attention Edgerton pays to the voice of people themselves. This makes this serious academic book full of life-affirming, tragic, heartbreaking, moving and funny anecdotes. This book is a typical boy adventure, like others have mentioned. It was one of the enjoyable of that genre. I love the idea of humans given creature instincts, and how they are hidden by a "cloak" from the majority of the world/5().


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The cloak of competence, a term that has resurfaced recently, is yet another clever way of using demeaning language to devalue people with disabilities. The implications and impact of this specific expression and the more general transaction of devaluation will be explored.

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The cloak of competence (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The cloak of competence. The study and its background --Detailed portraits of selected persons --Some central concerns of "life on the outs" --Passing and denial: the problem of seeming to be normal --The benevolent conspiracy: the role of the benefactor --Stigma and the cloak of competence --The follow-up studies.

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