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Diminished faculties : a political phenomenology of impairment

Author: Jonathan Sterne
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Diminished Faculties Jonathan Sterne offers a sweeping cultural study and theorization of impairment. Drawing on his personal history with thyroid cancer and a paralyzed vocal cord, Sterne undertakes a political phenomenology of impairment in which experience is understood from the standpoint of a subject that is not fully able to account for itself. He conceives of impairment as a fundamental dimension of human  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sterne, Jonathan, 1970-
Diminished faculties.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2021
(DLC) 2021013327
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Sterne
ISBN: 9781478015086 147801508X 9781478017707 1478017708
OCLC Number: 1241163853
Description: 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Degrees of muteness --
Meet the Dork-o-phone --
In search of new vocalities : an imaginary exhibition --
Audile scarification : on normal impairments --
There are never enough spoons --
Impairment theory : a user's guide.
Responsibility: Jonathan Sterne.

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Jonathan Sterne offers a sweeping cultural study and theorization of impairment, in which experience is understood from the standpoint of a subject that is not fully able to account for itself.  Read more...

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"In this intimate critical phenomenology, Jonathan Sterne shows us that the agential subject of disability studies is interpretive, nonstandard, somewhat unreliable, and nevertheless political. Read more...

 
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