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Crip theory : cultural signs of queerness and disability

Author: Robert McRuer; Michael Bérubé
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
Series: Cultural front (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on feminist theory, African American and Latino cultural theories, composition studies, film and TV studies, and theories of globalisation/counter-globalisation, this book articulates key concerns of crip theory and considers how such a perspective might impact cultural and historical inquiry in the humanities.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McRuer, Robert, 1966-
Crip theory.
New York : New York University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005035209
(OCoLC)62430884
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McRuer; Michael Bérubé
ISBN: 081475712X 0814757138 9780814757123 9780814757130 9781435600393 1435600398
OCLC Number: 62430884
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Lgbt Studies) 2006
Description: xvi, 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : compulsory able-bodiedness and queer/disabled existence --
Coming out Crip : Malibu is burning --
Capitalism and disabled identity : Sharon Kowalski, interdependency, and queer domesticity --
Noncompliance : The transformation, Gary Fisher, and the limits of rehabilitation --
Composing queerness and disability : the corporate university and alternative corporealities --
Crip eye for the normate guy : queer theory, Bob Flanagan, and the disciplining of disability studies --
Epilogue : specters of disability.
Series Title: Cultural front (Series)
Responsibility: Robert McRuer ; foreword by Michael Bérubé.
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