Polio and Its Aftermath: The Paralysis of Culture

  title={Polio and Its Aftermath: The Paralysis of Culture},
  author={R. Keller},
  journal={Disability Studies Quarterly},
  • R. Keller
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Disability Studies Quarterly
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