The Politics of Down Syndrome (Paperback)

By Kieron Smith

Zero Books, 9781846946134, 82pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2011

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Description

'The Politics of Down Syndrome' is a call for people to think again about what it means to be inclusive, why we're hung up on the idea of intelligence and how an inclusive society is a better society.


About the Author

Kieron Smith is a non-executive Director of Down Syndrome Education International the world's leading academic research based Down syndrome charity, www.dseinternational.org. He is also father to Tanzie (aged 6 who has Down syndrome) and was recently involved in the incident with the comedian Frankie Boyle, with his wife Sharon Smith, http: //www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/apr/08/frankie-boyle-downs-syndrome. Kieron is a professional bookseller, ex Managing Director of The Book Depository, the UK's largest specialist online bookshop, he has previously worked throughout the trade, including at Waterstones and WHSmith Retail. He is now MD of The Best Little Bookshop http: //www.bestlittlebookshop.com.
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