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Emerging Perspectives on Disability Studies

  • Editors
  • Matthew¬†Wappett
  • Katrina¬†Arndt

About this book

Introduction

Emerging Perspectives on Disability Studies brings together up-and-coming scholars whose works expand disability studies into new interdisciplinary contexts. This includes new perspectives on disability identity; historical constructions of (dis)ability; the geography of disability; the spiritual nature of disability; governmentality and disability rights; neurodiversity and challenges to medicalized constructions of autism; and questions of citizenship and participation in political and sexual economies. In sum, this volume uses disability studies as an innovative framework for its investigation into what it means to be human.

Keywords

culture disability Embodiment feminism human rights quality research schooling social justice

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