The Ugly Laws

Author: Susan M. Schweik
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814783619
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In the culture of the modern West, we see ourselves as thinking subjects, defined by our conscious thought, autonomous and separate from each other and the world we survey.

The Ugly Laws

Author: Susan M. Schweik
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081474057X
Size: 56.35 MB
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This book uncovers the murky history behind the laws, situating the varied legislation in its historical context and exploring the details of the laws.

The Ugly Laws

Author: Susan M. Schweik
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814740880
Size: 29.35 MB
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In this watershed study of the ugly laws, Susan M. Schweik uncovers the murky history behind the laws, situating the varied legislation in its historical context and exploring in detail what the laws meant.

A Disability History Of The United States

Author: Kim E. Nielsen
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807022039
Size: 35.22 MB
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Throughout the book, Nielsen deftly illustrates how concepts of disability have deeply shaped the American experience—from deciding who was allowed to immigrate to establishing labor laws and justifying slavery and gender discrimination.

Mental Retardation In America

Author: Steven Noll
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814782485
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A collection of essays and documents chronicilizing the history of treatment, labeling, and understanding of mental retardating in the U.S. NYUP is one the forefront of publishing in disability studies.

Picturing Disability

Author: Robert Bogdan
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 0815633025
Size: 33.96 MB
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In this book, Bogdan and his collaborators gather over 200 historical photographs showing how people with disabilities have been presented over the years.

Contours Of Ableism

Author: Fiona Kumari Campbell
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230579286
Size: 27.30 MB
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Challenging notions of what constitutes 'normal' and 'pathological' bodies, this ambitious, agenda-setting study theoretically reinvigorates disability studies by reconceptualising it as 'studies of ableism' focusing on the practices and ...

The Secret Life Of Stories

Author: Michael Bérubé
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479823619
Size: 60.66 MB
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Persuasive and witty, Michael Bérubé engages Harry Potter fans and scholars of literature alike. For all readers, The Secret Life of Stories will fundamentally change the way we think about the way we read.

Telethons

Author: Paul K. Longmore
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190262095
Size: 47.61 MB
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Ultimately, Telethons reveals the passion, humanity, resistance, and triumph that were not center-stage on these popular telecasts by offering insights into the U.S. disability movement past and present.

Disability In The Ottoman Arab World 1500 1800

Author: Sara Scalenghe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107622791
Size: 79.73 MB
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As such, this is a socio-cultural history that seeks to explain how blindness, deafness and muteness, intersex conditions, and certain mental impairments were understood and experienced in a specific Arab-Islamic context within the ...