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Blindness

  • By: Carol Gardner & William Gronfein
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Blindness and low vision are one broad type of physical difference that sociologists of deviance and disability have written about extensively since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA; 1990). The term blindness is sometimes used as a general ...

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