Beginning with Disability: A Primer

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Lennard J. Davis, Jay Dolmage, Nirmala Erevelles, Alexander Luft, Sarah Parker Harris, Susan Marie Schweik, Linda P. Ware
Routledge, Sep 19, 2017 - Disability studies - 358 pages
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Part 1: Defining Disability -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Becoming Disabled -- 3. Reassigning Meaning -- 4. Disability Rhetoric -- 5. A Comparison of Disability With Race, Sex, and Sexual Orientation Statuses -- 6. Neurodiversity Rewires Conventional Thinking About Brains -- Part 2: Deafness and Deaf Culture -- 7. Talking Culture: Deaf People and Disability Studies -- 8. Stop Sharing Those Feel-Good Cochlear Implant Videos -- 9. "Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language"--Part 3: The History of Disability -- 10. Disability History -- 11. Defectives in the Land: Disability and American Immigration Policy, 1882-1924 -- 12. On the Margins of Citizenship: Disability Activism and the Intellectually Disabled -- Part 4 Disability, Identity, and Social Justice -- 13. Disability and Race -- 14. Coming to Claim Crip: Disidentification With/In Disability Studies -- 15. Moving Toward the Ugly: A Politic Beyond Desirability -- 16. What Wounds Enable: The Politics of Disability and Violence in Chicago -- 17. How Misunderstanding Disability Leads to Police Violence -- 18. Let's Talk About Guns, But Stop Stereotyping the Mentally Ill -- Part 5 Experiencing Disability -- 19. The Spoon Theory -- 20. Ableism and a Watershed Experience -- 21. O.C.D. in N.Y.C. -- 22. Living With Schizophrenia: The Importance of Routine -- 23. The Two-in-One -- Part 6 Disability and Culture -- 24. If Hollywood's So Creative, Why Can't It Tell New Stories About People With Disabilities? -- 25. Little People, Big Woes in Hollywood: Low Pay, Degrading Jobs, and a Tragic Death -- 26. The Ethics of Hodor: Disability in Game of Thrones -- 27. From a Bendy Straw to a Twirly Straw: Growing up Disabled, Transnationally -- 28. The New Kid in Primetime: What Speechless Has to Say

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