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The disability studies reader

The disability studies reader

Author: Lennard J Davis
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats

Focusing on the field of disability studies, this book presents writings about disability with an emphasis on those writers working from a materialist and postmodernist perspective. It draws together  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davis, Lennard J., 1949-
Disability studies reader.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2013
(DLC) 2012024747
Print version:
Disability studies reader.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2013
(DLC) 2012024747
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lennard J Davis
ISBN: 9780203077887 0203077881 9781135134570 113513457X 9781299156791 1299156797
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 827947119
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 578 pages)
Contents: Preface to the fourth edition --
Historical perspectives --
Constructing normalcy / Lennard J. Davis --
Disability and the justification of inequality in american history / Douglas Baynton --
"Heaven's special child" : the making of poster children / Paul Longmore --
Disabling attitudes : u.s. disability law and the ada amendments act / Elizabeth Emens --
The politics of disability --
Disabling postcolonialism : global disability cultures and democratic criticism / Clare Barker and Stuart Murray --
Abortion and disability : who should and should not inhabit the world? / Ruth Hubbard --
"Disability rights and selective abortion" / Marsha Saxton --
Disability, democracy, and the new genetics / Michael Berube --
A mad fight : psychiatry and disability activism / Bradley Lewis --
The institution yet to come : analyzing incarceration through a disability lens / Liat Ben-Moshe --
Stigma and illness --
Stigma : an enigma demystified / Lerita M. Coleman-Brown --
Unhealthy disabled / Susan Wendell --
Theorizing disability --
"Reassigning meaning" / Simi Linton --
Enabling disability : rewriting kinship, reimagining citizenship / Faye --
Aesthetic nervousness / Ato Quayson --
The social model of disability / Tom Shakespeare --
Narrative prosthesis / David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder --
The unexceptional schizophrenic : a post-postmodern introduction / Catherine Prendergast --
Deaf studies in the 21st century : deaf-gain and the future of the human / H-Dirksen L. Baumann and Joseph J. Murray --
Identities and intersectionalities --
The end of identity politics : on disability as an unstable category / Lennard J. Davis --
Disability and the theory of complex embodiment : for identity politics in a new register / Tobin Siebers --
Defining mental disability / Margaret Price.
Responsibility: [edited by] Lennard J. Davis.
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Lennard Davis's Disability Studies Reader has been a must-use for years in my courses on disability studies and medical humanities. The newest edition provides further proof of its importance for the Read more...

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