Disability Studies

Disability studies is a relatively new interdisciplinary academic field focusing on the roles of people with disabilities in history, literature, social policy, law, architecture, and other disciplines.

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century
Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist
Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body
Odd Girl Out: An Autistic Woman in a Neurotypical World
Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You
Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law
Camouflage: The Hidden Lives of Autistic Women
Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space
Sincerely, Your Autistic Child: What People on the Autism Spectrum Wish Their Parents Knew About Growing Up, Acceptance, and Identity
Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice
Golem Girl: A Memoir
Invisible: How Young Women with Serious Health Issues Navigate Work, Relationships, and the Pressure to Seem Just Fine
Growing Up Disabled in Australia
Stim: An Autistic Anthology
What Can a Body Do?: How We Meet the Built World
Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation
Feminist, Queer, Crip
Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice
The Disability Studies Reader
Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature
Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability
Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century
A Disability History of the United States
Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure
The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability
Feminist Disability Studies
Sex and Disability
Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist
No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement
Disability Theory

We should bear in mind the supercrip stereotype as a figure obsessively, indeed maniacally, over-compensating for a perceived physical difference or lack, since, as we shall see, this aspect ties in quite neatly with the genre specificities and narratival concerns of so much Silver Age superhero literature.
Jose Alaniz, Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

The multiverse model offers an elegantly postmodern solution to character stasis in a market-driven serial publishing system which privileges constancy over major change.
Jose Alaniz, Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

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