Disability and the university : a disabled students' manifesto (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Disability and the university : a disabled students' manifesto

Disability and the university : a disabled students' manifesto

Author: Christopher McMaster; Ben Whitburn; Michael Oliver
Publisher: New York, NY : Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Disability at the University is written by those that have traversed the terrain and experienced higher education with a disability. It is in many ways a manifesto, a call for change, a call to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher McMaster; Ben Whitburn; Michael Oliver
ISBN: 9781433167799 1433167794 9781433167805 1433167808
OCLC Number: 1100444532
Description: xii, 201 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Political struggle for inclusion in higher education / Ben Whitburn and Christopher McMaster --
Slowness, disability, and academic productivity : the need to rethink academic culture / Travis Chi Wing Lau --
Disability advocacy within the ableist environment of academia / Denise Beckwith --
The violent consequences of disclosure ... and how disabled and mad students are pushing back / Fady Shanouda --
Negotiating the space of academia as a disabled student / Leechin Heng --
Disability studies in higher education : developing identity and community / Megan Zahneis --
Beyond compliance : disabled student activism on campus / Justin Freedman, Laura Jaffee, Katie Roquemore, Yosung Song and Hetsie Swarz Veitch --
Reasonable adjustments / George Low --
But you look fine : limitations of the letter of accommodation / Zoie Sheets --
Universalizing international exchange for students with disabilities / Justin Harford --
The need for systemic supports : barriers faced by students with disabilities in the majority world / Mostafa Attia --
"I can't even reach the waffle-maker!" : increasing access for students with physical disabilities on university campuses / April B. Coughlin --
Assistance dogs and academia: supporting the dynamic duo / Georgia Geller --
A hierarchy of impairments : the absence of body size in disability accommodations within universities / Erin Pritchard --
Creating an accessible and resilient environment inside the Indian university / Boopathi P. and Muruganandan K. --
Disabled by society : knowing and invoking your rights / Katelin Anderson and Beth Rogers --
Identifying and eliminating digital barriers / Karen McCall --
Navigating the mud of tertiary education : the experience of disabled students in the global south / Tafadzwa Rugoho --
Even the delusional can learn : the recognition of diverse states of mind, knowing and being / Maree Roche --
From classification to culture : learning disabilities in higher education / Matthew Bereza.
Responsibility: Chris McMaster and Benjamin Whitburn, editors ; with a foreword by Mike Oliver.


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