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Disability and popular culture : focusing passion, creating community and expressing defiance / Katie Ellis.

Author/Creator:
Ellis, Katie, 1978-, author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (212 p.)
Series:
Cultural politics of media and popular culture.
The cultural politics of media and popular culture
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Subjects:
People with disabilities in mass media.
Popular culture.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As a response to real or imagined subordination, popular culture reflects the everyday experience of ordinary people and has the capacity to subvert the hegemonic order. Drawing on central theoretical approaches in the field of critical disability studies, this book examines disability across a number of internationally recognised texts and objects. While acknowledging that disability features in popular culture in ways that reinforce stereotypes and stigmatise, Disability and Popular Culture celebrates and complicates the increasing visibility of disability in popular culture, showing how pop
Contents:
List of figures and tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction: producerly disability
Our moment in time : the transitory and concrete value of disability toys
Contemporary beauty-ism
Spaces of cultural mediation : the science fiction cinema of the third stage of disability
Among the leading characters on television
Enfreaking popular music : making us think by making us feel
Controlling the body : sport, disability and the construction of ability
Disability and spreadable media : access, representation and inspiration porn
Conclusion : focusing passion, creating community, expressing defiance
References
Filmography.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
"First published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
ISBN:
1-315-57732-1
1-317-15037-6
1-317-15036-8
1-4724-1179-X
OCLC:
896796563
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315577326 doi