Reviewing Chapter 2 of “No Pity” by J. P. Shapiro

Review Chapter 2, “From Charity to Independent Living,” from the book “No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement” by Joseph P. Shapiro.

Who is the author? What background do they come from? Summarize the article’s main points. What does the author want the reader to know and do, and why? How effective are the evidence and reasoning? How does this article challenge assumptions about disability or offer a new understanding?