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Disability studies : an interdisciplinary introduction

Author: Dan Goodley
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
Passionate, engaging and challenging, this second edition of the ground-breaking Disability Studies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction is a contemporary introduction to this diverse and complex field. Taking an interdisciplinary and critical approach, the book: examines a diverse range of theories and perspectives and engages with current debates in the field; explores key areas of analysis, with chapters devoted to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Goodley
ISBN: 9781446280683 1446280683 9781446280676 1446280675
OCLC Number: 966455379
Notes: Previous edition: 2011.
Description: xvii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: About the Author --
Preface --
Acknowledgements --
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1. Beginnings: Conceptualising disability in a global world --
2. Politics: Key debates and contestations in disability studies --
3. Differences: Disability, gender, race, sexuality and social class --
4. Society: Towards a sociology of disability --
5. Individuals: The psychological manufacture of the disabled individual --
6. Subjectivity: Finding critical psychologies of disability --
7. Discourse: Exposing the constitution of dis/ability and impairment --
8. Community: A Dishuman analysis of life, labour and activism --
9. Education: Challenging neoliberal-ableist education through critical pedagogy --
10. Futures: Four approaches and three key themes of critical disability studies --
References --
Responsibility: Dan Goodley.


A long awaited new edition of Dan Goodley's acclaimed introduction to disability studies. A critical, multidisciplinary text used by students and researchers across the social sciences.  Read more...


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In these 10 updated chapters, Dan Goodley creates and maintains a balanced space for theoretical foundations, passionate reflections, and direct actions. As a student, the breadth of considerations Read more...

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