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Building access universal design and the politics of disability

Author: Aimi Hamraie
Publisher: Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Normate Template : Knowing-Making the Architectural Inhabitant -- Flexible Users: From the Average Body to a Range of Users -- All Americans : Disability, Race, and Segregated Citizenship -- Sloped Technoscience : Curb Cuts, Critical Frictions, and Disability (Maker) Cultures -- Epistemic Activism : Design Expertise as a Site of Intervention -- Barrier Work : Before and After the Americans with Disabilities Act --  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aimi Hamraie
ISBN: 9781517901639 1517901634 9781517901646 1517901642 9781452955568 1452955565
OCLC Number: 1007523009
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: ContentsPrefaceIntroduction: Critical Access Studies1. Normate Template: Knowing-Making the Architectural Inhabitant2. Flexible Users: From the Average Body to a Range of Users3. All Americans: Disability, Race, and Segregated Citizenship4. Sloped Technoscience: Curb Cuts, Critical Frictions, and Disability (Maker) Cultures5. Epistemic Activism: Design Expertise as a Site of Intervention6. Barrier Work: Before and After the Americans with Disabilities Act7. Entangled Principles: Crafting a Universal Design MethodologyConclusion: Disability JusticeAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
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Normate Template : Knowing-Making the Architectural Inhabitant -- Flexible Users: From the Average Body to a Range of Users -- All Americans : Disability, Race, and Segregated Citizenship -- Sloped Technoscience : Curb Cuts, Critical Frictions, and Disability (Maker) Cultures -- Epistemic Activism : Design Expertise as a Site of Intervention -- Barrier Work : Before and After the Americans with Disabilities Act -- Entangled Principles : Crafting a Universal Design Methodology

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"Building Access is a seminal text that will be received with acclaim and become well-known for its reconstruction of how we think about access, disability, and design."-Rob Imrie, Goldsmiths Read more...

 
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