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The disability studies reader

Author: Lennard J Davis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The second edition of The Disability Studies Reader builds and improves upon the classic first edition, which has sold well over 6000 copies since 1999. As a field, disability studies burst onto the scene across the social sciences and humanities in the 1990s, and the first edition of the reader gathered the best work that had been written on the subject, including essays by famous authors such as Susan Sontag and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Disability studies reader.
New York : Routledge, ©2006
(OCoLC)607853304
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lennard J Davis
ISBN: 0415953332 0415953340 9780415953337 9780415953344
OCLC Number: 65187249
Description: xviii, 451 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Constructing normalcy : the bell curve, the novel, and the invention of the disabled body in the nineteenth century / Lennard J. Davis --
Deaf and dumb in ancient Greece / M. Lynn Rose --
"A silent exile on this earth" : the metaphorical construction of deafness in the nineteenth century / Douglas Baynton --
The other arms race / David Serlin --
(Re)writing the genetic body-text : disability, textuality, and the Human Genome Project / James C. Wilson --
Construction of deafness / Harlan Lane --
Abortion and disability : who should and who should not inhabit the world? / Ruth Hubbard --
Disability rights and selective abortion / Marsha Saxton --
Universal design : the work of disability in an age of globalization / Michael Davidson --
Selections from Stigma / Erving Goffman --
Stigma : an enigma demystified / Lerita M. Coleman --
AIDS and its metaphors / Susan Sontag --
Reassigning meaning / Simi Linton --
Disability in theory : from social constructionism to the new realism of the body / Tobin Siebers --
On the government of disability : Foucault, power, and the subject of impairment / Shelley Tremain --
The social model of disability / Tom Shakespeare --
Narrative prosthesis and the materiality of metaphor / David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder --
The dimension of disability oppression : an overview / James I. Charleton --
The end of identity politics and the beginning of dismodernism : on disability as an unstable category / Lennard J. Davis --
Toward a feminist theory of disability / Susan Wendell --
Integrating disability, transforming feminist theory / Rosemarie Garland-Thomson --
Introducing white disability studies : a modest proposal / Chris Bell --
"When Black women start going on Prozac" : the politics of race, gender, and emotional distress in Meri Nana-Ama Danquah's Willow weep for me / Anna Mollow --
Compulsory able-bodiedness and queer/disabled existence / Robert McRuer --
The vulnerable articulate : James Gillingham, Aimee Mullins, and Matthew Barney / Marquard Smith --
Interlude 1 : On (almost) passing / Brenda Brueggeman --
Deaf people : a different center / Carol Padden and Tom Humphries --
A mad fight : psychiatry and disability activism / Bradley Lewis --
Toward a poetics of vision, space, and the body : sign language and literary theory / H.-Dirksen L. Bauman --
The enfreakment of photography / David Hevey --
Blindness and art / Nicholas Mirzoeff --
Blindness and visual culture : an eye witness account / Georgina Kleege --
Disability, life narrative, and representation / G. Thomas Couser --
Helen and Frida / Anne Finger --
Poems / Cheryl Marie Wade --
Poems/ Kenny Fries --
Selections from The cry of the gull / Emmanuelle Laborit.
Responsibility: edited by Lennard J. Davis.
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Collects representative texts from the field of disability studies. Drawing together experts in cultural studies, literary criticism, sociology, biology, the visual arts, pedagogy and post-colonial  Read more...

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