Disability Studies Books

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Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation (Paperback)
by (shelved 30 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.35 — 1,642 ratings — published 1999
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The Disability Studies Reader The Disability Studies Reader (Paperback)
by (shelved 29 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.27 — 257 ratings — published 1997
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Feminist, Queer, Crip Feminist, Queer, Crip (Hardcover)
by (shelved 26 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.30 — 365 ratings — published 2013
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A Disability History of the United States A Disability History of the United States (Paperback)
by (shelved 19 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 3.99 — 468 ratings — published 2012
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Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure (Paperback)
by (shelved 18 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.59 — 401 ratings — published
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Feminist Disability Studies Feminist Disability Studies (Paperback)
by (shelved 16 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.21 — 62 ratings — published 2011
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Sex and Disability Sex and Disability (Paperback)
by (shelved 16 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.24 — 97 ratings — published 2011
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The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public (Hardcover)
by (shelved 13 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 3.89 — 111 ratings — published 2009
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Criptiques Criptiques (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.38 — 92 ratings — published 2014
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Autobiography of a Face Autobiography of a Face (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 3.97 — 23,946 ratings — published 1994
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QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.25 — 36 ratings — published 2015
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Keywords for Disability Studies Keywords for Disability Studies (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 7 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.27 — 33 ratings — published 2015
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Good Kings Bad Kings Good Kings Bad Kings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 3.93 — 2,480 ratings — published 2013
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The Story of My Life The Story of My Life (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as disability-studies)
avg rating 4.08 — 130,747 ratings — published 1902
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Eli Clare
“Sometimes disabled people overcome specific moments of ableism—
we exceed low expectations, problem-solve lack of access, avoid nursing
homes or long-term psych facilities, narrowly escape police brutality
and prison. However, I’m not sure that overcoming disability itself is an
actual possibility for most of us. Yet in a world that places extraordinary
value in cure, the belief that we can defeat or transcend body-mind
conditions through individual hard work is convenient. Overcoming is
cure’s backup plan.”
Eli Clare, Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

“Whether the autistic subject is inscribed as 'nearly' developed or 'under' developed, developmental discourses always situate the autistic subject as partially developed and thus not fully human. [...] Developmentalist discourses frame the autistic subject in need of advocacy as a kind of development project, the autistic body becomes understood as 'develop-able.' The autistic is, in other words, framed as one who needs to be taught humanness.”
Anne McGuire, War on Autism: On the Cultural Logic of Normative Violence

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