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Crip theory : cultural signs of queerness and disability

Author: Robert McRuer
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, cop. 2006.
Series: Cultural Front (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Draws on feminist theory, African American and Latino/a cultural theories, composition studies, film and television studies, and theories of globalization and counter-globalization. This book  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McRuer
ISBN: 9780814757123 081475712X 9780814757130 0814757138
OCLC Number: 828120655
Notes: Índice.
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Lgbt Studies) 2006
Description: XVI, 283 p. : il.
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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