Encounters with Strangers: Feminism and Disability
Women's Press, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 234 pages
In this work leading writers and activists reveal the many ways feminism can and must acknowledge disabled women for the benefit of all. The premise of the book is that disabled women have been marginalized by a male-dominated disabled movement.
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Introduction Jenny Morris
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