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As the number of autism diagnoses rise, the field of related research is exploding. With the topics of study as varied as the spectrum itself, it is impossible to keep abreast of every theory; an efficient way of staying informed is becoming a necessity. This volume collects, on a wide variety of topics—with a vast array of viewpoints—current papers by social science and humanities scholars alongside published work by similarly qualified autistic individuals. Covering issues such as biopolitics, genetics, pharmaceutical and other interventions and treatments, neurodiversity, and more, this broad text encourages further investigation and asks the reader to assess their own opinions of the subject. VERDICT Too much of what we know about autism is colored by politics and often diametrically opposed opinions. While this title is geared largely to academics and professionals in the field, it is worthy of attention from parents and educators who are willing to take the time to formulate their own viewpoints.