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Disability studies has recently become a major field in academia and elsewhere. While there are a few readers in disability studies, there is no good and widely used general introduction aimed at first and second year students in two and four-year colleges. This text will focus on five main areas within disability studies. Consulting editors intheir fields will help assembDisability studies has recently become a major field in academia and elsewhere. While there are a few readers in disability studies, there is no good and widely used general introduction aimed at first and second year students in two and four-year colleges. This text will focus on five main areas within disability studies. Consulting editors intheir fields will help assemble readings: Prof. Susan Schweik in the history department at the University of California at Berkeley would provide guidance on history; Professor Linda Ware at SUNY Geneseo would cover education; Professor Nirmala Ereveles at the University of Alabama would cover race and global issues; Professor Jay Dolmage at the University of Toronto would treat Rhetorical Studies; and Professor Sarah Parker-Harris at the University of Illinois at Chicago would advise on sociology....

Title : Introduction to Disability Studies: A Reader
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ISBN : 9781138211377
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 597 Pages
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