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  • A History of Disability

    A History of Disability
    av Henri-Jacques Stiker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472037810

    The first book to attempt to provide a framework for analyzing disability through the ages, Henri-Jacques Stiker's now classic A History of Disability traces the history of western cultural responses to disability, from ancient times to the present.…

  • Blindness Through the Looking Glass

    Blindness Through the Looking Glass
    av Gili Hammer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054282

    Modern Western culture is saturated with images, imprinting visual standards of concepts such as beauty and femininity onto our collective consciousness. Blindness Through the Looking Glass examines how gender and femininity are performed and experi…

  • Blindness Through the Looking Glass

    Blindness Through the Looking Glass
    av Gili Hammer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074280

    Modern Western culture is saturated with images, imprinting visual standards of concepts such as beauty and femininity onto our collective consciousness. Blindness Through the Looking Glass examines how gender and femininity are performed and experi…

  • Autistic Disturbances

    Autistic Disturbances
    av Julia Miele Rodas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073948

    While research on autism has sometimes focused on special talents or abilities, autism is typically characterized as impoverished or defective when it comes to language. Autistic Disturbances reveals the ways interpreters have failed to register the…

  • Autistic Disturbances

    Autistic Disturbances
    av Julia Miele Rodas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053940

    While research on autism has sometimes focused on special talents or abilities, autism is typically characterized as impoverished or defective when it comes to language. Autistic Disturbances reveals the ways interpreters have failed to register the…

  • A History of Disability

    A History of Disability
    av Henri-Jacques Stiker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472086269

    In addressing Western discourse on disability, Stiker examines the cultural assumption that equality/sameness/similarity is always desired by those in society and asserts his own view that difference is not only acceptable but desirable and necessar…

  • Concerto for the Left Hand

    Concerto for the Left Hand
    av Michael Davidson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472050338

    Concerto for the Left Hand is at the cutting-edge of the expanding field of disability studies, offering a wide range of essays that investigate the impact of disability across various art forms - including literature, performance, photography, and…

  • Portraits of Violence

    Portraits of Violence
    av Suzannah Biernoff

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472130290

    Portraits of Violence explores the image and idea of facial disfigurement in one of its most troubling modern formations, as a symbol and consequence of war. It opens with Nina Berman's iconic photograph Marine Wedding, which provoked a debate about…

  • Negotiating Disability

    Negotiating Disability

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053704

    Disability is not always central to claims about diversity and inclusion in higher education, but should be. This collection reveals the pervasiveness of disability issues and considerations within many higher education populations and settings, fro…

  • Negotiating Disability

    Negotiating Disability

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073702

    Disability is not always central to claims about diversity and inclusion in higher education, but should be. This collection reveals the pervasiveness of disability issues and considerations within many higher education populations and settings, fro…

  • Monstrous Kinds

    Monstrous Kinds
    av Elizabeth Bearden

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131129

    Monstrous Kinds is the first book to explore textual representations of disability in the global Renaissance. Elizabeth B. Bearden contends that monstrosity, as a precursor to modern concepts of disability, has much to teach about our tendency to in…

  • Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry

    Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry
    av Bradley Lewis

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472031177

    Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry offers an analysis and critique of contemporary psychiatric practice from a variety of critical perspectives, ranging from Michel Foucault to Donna Haraway. This contribution to the burgeoning field…

  • The Songs of Blind Folk

    The Songs of Blind Folk
    av Terry Rowden

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472070640

    This book tells how America has constructed the figure of the visually impaired black performer over the last 150 years. It features Ray Charles, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Stevie Wonder. What explains the apparent link between blindness and musical t…

  • The Songs of Blind Folk

    The Songs of Blind Folk
    av Terry Rowden

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472050642

    This book tells how America has constructed the figure of the visually impaired black performer over the last 150 years. It features Ray Charles, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Stevie Wonder. What explains the apparent link between blindness and musical t…

  • The Biopolitics of Disability

    The Biopolitics of Disability
    av David T. Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072712

    In the neoliberal era, when human worth is measured by its relative utility within global consumer culture, selected disabled people have been able to gain entrance into late capitalist culture. The Biopolitics of Disability terms this phenomenon "a…

  • The Biopolitics of Disability

    The Biopolitics of Disability
    av David T. Mitchell

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052714

    In the neoliberal era, when human worth is measured by its relative utility within global consumer culture, selected disabled people have been able to gain entrance into late capitalist culture. The Biopolitics of Disability terms this phenomenon "a…

  • Shakin' All Over

    Shakin' All Over
    av George McKay

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072095

    Given the explosion in recent years of scholarship exploring the ways in which disability is manifested and performed in numerous cultural spaces, it's surprising that until now there has never been a single monograph study covering the important in…

  • Shakin' All Over

    Shakin' All Over
    av George McKay

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052097

    Given the explosion in recent years of scholarship exploring the ways in which disability is manifested and performed in numerous cultural spaces, it's surprising that until now there has never been a single monograph study covering the important in…

  • Vitality Politics

    Vitality Politics
    av Stephen Knadler

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074181

    Vitality Politics focuses on a slow racial violence against African Americans through everyday, accumulative, contagious, and toxic attritions on health. The book engages with recent critical disability studies scholarship to recognize that debility…

  • Vitality Politics

    Vitality Politics
    av Stephen Knadler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054183

    Vitality Politics focuses on a slow racial violence against African Americans through everyday, accumulative, contagious, and toxic attritions on health. The book engages with recent critical disability studies scholarship to recognize that debility…

  • War on Autism

    War on Autism
    av Anne McGuire

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053124

    Autism is widely understood in contemporary times as nothing more than a biomedical disorder in need of treatment and/or cure. War on Autism disrupts this singularity by examining autism as a historically specific and power-laden cultural phenomenon…

  • War on Autism

    War on Autism
    av Anne McGuire

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073122

    Autism is widely understood in contemporary times as nothing more than a biomedical disorder in need of treatment and/or cure. War on Autism disrupts this singularity by examining autism as a historically specific and power-laden cultural phenomenon…

  • Disability in Twentieth-century German Culture

    Disability in Twentieth-century German Culture
    av Carol Poore

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472115952

    This book offers a groundbreaking exploration of disability in Germany, from the Weimar Republic to the fall of the Berlin Wall. ""Disability in Twentieth-Century German Culture"" reveals the contradictions of a nation renowned for its social servic…

  • Disability in Twentieth-century German Culture

    Disability in Twentieth-century German Culture
    av Carol Poore

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472033812

    This is a groundbreaking exploration of disability in Germany - from the Weimar Republic to the fall of the Berlin Wall. ""Disability in Twentieth-Century German Culture"" examines Germany's most tragic and tumultuous century to reveal how central t…

  • Backlash Against the ADA

    Backlash Against the ADA

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472098255

    For civil rights lawyers who toiled through the 1980s in the increasingly barren fields of race and sex discrimination law, the approval of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 by a nearly unanimous U.S. House and Senate and a Republican Pres…

  • Mad at School

    Mad at School
    av Margaret Price

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472051380

    Mad at School explores the contested boundaries between disability, illness, and mental illness in the setting of U.S. higher education. Much of the research and teaching within disability studies assumes a disabled body but a rational and energetic…

  • Mad at School

    Mad at School
    av Margaret Price

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071388

    Mad at School explores the contested boundaries between disability, illness, and mental illness in the setting of U.S. higher education. Much of the research and teaching within disability studies assumes a disabled body but a rational and energetic…

  • Disabled Veterans in History

    Disabled Veterans in History

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472035083

    Disabled Veterans in History explores the long-neglected history of those who have sustained lasting injuries or chronic illnesses while serving in uniform. The contributors to this volume cover an impressive range of countries in Europe and North A…

  • Disability Theory

    Disability Theory
    av Tobin Siebers

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472070398

    Since the 1970s, the ascendancy of minority identities based on gender, race, and sexuality has transformed the landscape of cultural theory, embracing greater political urgency and relevance. ""Disability Theory"" provides indisputable evidence of…

  • Disability Theory

    Disability Theory
    av Tobin Siebers

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472050390

    Since the 1970s the ascendancy of minority identities based on gender, race, and sexuality has transformed the landscape of cultural theory, embracing greater political urgency and relevance. ""Disability Theory"" provides indisputable evidence of t…

  • Bodies of Modernism

    Bodies of Modernism
    av Maren Linett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053315

    Bodies of Modernism brings a new and exciting analytical lens to modernist literature, that of critical disability studies. The book offers new readings of canonical and noncanonical writers from both sides of the Atlantic including Flannery O'Conno…

  • Bodies of Modernism

    Bodies of Modernism
    av Maren Linett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073313

    Bodies of Modernism brings a new and exciting analytical lens to modernist literature, that of critical disability studies. The book offers new readings of canonical and noncanonical writers from both sides of the Atlantic including Flannery O'Conno…

  • Disability Aesthetics

    Disability Aesthetics

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472051007

    This title explores the rich but hidden role that disability plays in modern art and in aesthetic judgments. ""Disability Aesthetics"" is the first attempt to theorize the representation of disability in modern art and visual culture. Tobin Siebers…

  • Disability Aesthetics

    Disability Aesthetics

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071005

    This title explores the rich but hidden role that disability plays in modern art and in aesthetic judgments. ""Disability Aesthetics"" is the first attempt to theorize the representation of disability in modern art and visual culture. Tobin Siebers…

  • The Measure of Manliness

    The Measure of Manliness
    av Karen Bourrier

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072484

    The Measure of Manliness examines the proliferation of crippled, maimed, and disabled men in the mid-nineteenth-century novel, showing that far from being marginalized or pathologized, disability was central to Victorian narrative form. Karen Bourri…

  • The Measure of Manliness

    The Measure of Manliness
    av Karen Bourrier

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052486

    The Measure of Manliness examines the proliferation of crippled, maimed, and disabled men in the mid-nineteenth-century novel, showing that far from being marginalized or pathologized, disability was central to Victorian narrative form. Karen Bourri…

  • American Lobotomy

    American Lobotomy
    av Jenell Johnson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472119448

    In 1935, lobotomy, one of the most infamous procedures in the history of medicine, was heralded as a "miracle cure" by newspapers and magazines, as they hoped that this "soul surgery" would empty the nation's perennially blighted asylums. But the pr…

  • HandiLand

    HandiLand
    av Elizabeth A. Wheeler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054206

    HandiLand looks at young adult novels, fantasy series, graphic memoirs, and picture books of the last 25 years in which characters with disabilities take center stage for the first time. These books take what others regard as weaknesses-for instance…

  • Handiland

    Handiland
    av Elizabeth A. Wheeler

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074204

    HandiLand looks at young adult novels, fantasy series, graphic memoirs, and picture books of the last 25 years in which characters with disabilities take center stage for the first time. These books take what others regard as weaknesses-for instance…

  • Academic Ableism

    Academic Ableism
    av Jay T. Dolmage

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053711

    Academic Ableism brings together disability studies and institutional critique to recognize the ways that disability is composed in and by higher education, and rewrites the spaces, times, and economies of disability in higher education to place dis…

  • Academic Ableism

    Academic Ableism
    av Jay T. Dolmage

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073719

    Academic Ableism brings together disability studies and institutional critique to recognize the ways that disability is composed in and by higher education, and rewrites the spaces, times, and economies of disability in higher education to place dis…

  • The Staff of Oedipus

    The Staff of Oedipus
    av Martha L. Rose

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472035731

    Ancient Greek images of disability permeate the Western consciousness: Homer, Teiresias, and Oedipus immediately come to mind. But The Staff of Oedipus looks at disability in the ancient world through the lens of disability studies, and reveals that…

  • Foucault and the Government of Disability

    Foucault and the Government of Disability

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472036387

    This revised and expanded edition of Foucault and the Government of Disability considers the continued relevance of Foucault to disability studies, as well as the growing significance of disability studies to understandings of Foucault. A decade ago…

  • The Metanarrative of Blindness

    The Metanarrative of Blindness
    av David Bolt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472119066

    Although the theme of blindness occurs frequently in literature, literary criticism rarely engages the experiential knowledge of people with visual impairments. The Metanarrative of Blindness counters this trend by bringing to readings of 20th-centu…

  • The Matter of Disability

    The Matter of Disability

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074112

    The Matter of Disability returns disability to its proper place as an ongoing historical process of corporeal, cognitive, and sensory mutation operating in a world of dynamic, even cataclysmic, change. The book's contributors offer new theorizations…

  • Stumbling Blocks Before the Blind

    Stumbling Blocks Before the Blind

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472117208

    This book deals with early attitudes toward blindness in France and England, and the light those responses shed on contemporary attitudes toward disability. ""Stumbling Blocks Before the Blind"" explores representations of blindness in literature, a…

  • Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability

    Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability
    av Shelley Lynn Tremain

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073733

    Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability is a distinctive contribution to growing discussions about how power operates within the academic field of philosophy. By combining the work of Michel Foucault, the insights of philosophy of disability…

  • Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability

    Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability
    av Shelley Lynn Tremain

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053735

    Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability is a distinctive contribution to growing discussions about how power operates within the academic field of philosophy. By combining the work of Michel Foucault, the insights of philosophy of disability…

  • Signifying Bodies

    Signifying Bodies
    av G.Thomas Couser

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472050697

    This book sheds new light on the memoir boom by asking: Is the genre basically about disability? Memoirs have enjoyed great popularity in recent years, experiencing significant sales, prominent reviews, and diverse readerships. ""Signifying Bodies""…

  • Bodies in Commotion

    Bodies in Commotion

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472068913

    This groundbreaking collection imagines disabled bodies as "bodies in commotion"-bodies that dance across artistic and discursive boundaries, challenging our understanding of both disability and performance. In the book's essays, leading critics and…