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Disability Studies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction

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This introduction to disability studies represents a clear, engaging, and consistently thought-provoking study of the field. The book discusses the global nature of disability studies and disability politics, introduces key debates in the field and represents the intersections of disability studies with feminism, queer, and postcolonial theory. The book has a clear and coh ...more
Paperback, 217 pages
Published December 8th 2010 by Sage Publications (CA) (first published November 22nd 2010)
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An essential book to read for anyone who works, studies and/or experiences being disabled. Goodley provides a foundation to the subject while challenging stereotypical views.
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Disability Studies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction by Dan Goodley is an exceptional piece of literature that captured the discriminatory undertones and effects of ableism culture on the disabled body. The book analyzes the misunderstood, preconceived notions of the mentally disabled and impaired, rejecting society’s perceptions that those who are impaired do not possess intellectual faculties and are inferior to “normal” people. As a result of the negative stigma associated with the disabled ...more
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