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Disability and difference in global contexts : enabling a transformative body politic / Nirmala Erevelles.

Author/Creator:
Erevelles, Nirmala, 1965-
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xi, 227 pages.)
Subjects:
Sociology of disability.
Disabilities -- Philosophy.
People with disabilities.
Historical materialism.
Medical subjects:
Disabled Persons -- psychology.
Social Isolation.
Cost of Illness.
Internationality.
Sociology.
Philosophy.
Contents:
Introduction: bodies that do not matter
Disability as "Becoming": notes on the political economy of the flesh
Of ghosts and ghetto politics: embodying education policy as if disability mattered
"Unspeakable" offenses: disability studies at the intersection of multiple differences (with Andrea Minear)
Embodied antimonies: feminist disability studies meets Third World feminism
(Im)Material citizens: cognitive disability, race, and the politics of citizenship
The "Other" side of the dialectic: towards a materialist ethic of care.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-220) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
ISBN:
9781137001184 (electronic bk.)
1137001186 (electronic bk.)
9780230100183
023010018X
Publisher Number:
99984040307
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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