An introduction and invitation to social science to "get it" (B. Altman, S. Barnartt). Idiot into ape (C. Borthwick). How the news frames disability: print media coverage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (B. Haller). Gender contradictions and status dilemmas in disability (J. Lorber). Successful labor market transitions for persons with disabilities: factors affecting the probability of entering and maintaining employment (E. Yelin, L. Turpin). Research on health care experiences of people with disabilities: exploring the everyday problem of service delivery (M.L. Campbell). Disability related intentional injury hospitalizations: a multi-state analysis (L. Cornelius). Political participation of people with disabilities and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993: the road not taken (K. Schriner et al.). Stadium sightlines and wheelchair patrons: case studies in the implementation of the ADA (S. Mazumdar, G. Geis).