New book: Narrowed Lives: Meaning, Moral Value, and Profound Intellectual Disability

Narrowed Lives is an illuminating portrait of what life is like in Finnish group homes where adults who have profound intellectual and multiple disabilities live their lives. It documents how care workers strive to guarantee individuality and dignity against a backdrop of scarce resources and misguided policies. The book is a sobering account of how the lives of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities are restricted, not primarily because of their impairments, but, rather because well-meaning intentions do not always work out that way in practice. … More New book: Narrowed Lives: Meaning, Moral Value, and Profound Intellectual Disability