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Don't call me inspirational : a disabled feminist talks back

Verfasser/in: Harilyn Rousso
Verlag: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2013.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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For the author, a psychotherapist, painter, feminist, filmmaker, writer, and disability activist, hearing well-intentioned people tell her, "You're so inspirational!" is patronizing, not complimentary. In this memoir, the author, who has cerebral palsy, describes overcoming the prejudice against disability, not overcoming disability. She addresses the often absurd and ignorant attitudes of strangers, friends, and  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: Harilyn Rousso
Medientyp: Biografie
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Harilyn Rousso
ISBN: 9781439909362 1439909369 9781439909379 1439909377 9781439909386 1439909385
OCLC-Nummer: 794711813
Beschreibung: xiii, 209 pages ; 24 cm
Inhalt: Close encounters with the clueless --
On leaving home --
On not looking in the mirror --
What's a woman? --
Why claim disability?
Andere Titel Do not call me inspirational
Verfasserangabe: Harilyn Rousso.

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A disabled woman confronts body image, sexuality, bias, discrimination and condescension as she fashions an independent and fulfilling life  Weiterlesen…

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