Rethinking Disability: The Emergence of New Definitions, Concepts and Communities

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Garant, 2003 - Social Science - 210 pages
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"This book provides an interdisciplinary approach to the challenges of the interface between disability & culture. Twelve papers discuss the following topics: Towards a cultural model of disability. Disability Values, Representations & Realities. Labeling "
 

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Rethinking disability as same and different Towards a cultural model of disability
9
Toward Definitions and Conceptual Alignment
23
Political and Social Realities in the Schooling
45
Can Disability Be Thought Of In Terms of Difference? HenriJacques Stiker
79
The Disability Studies Paradigm David Pfeiffer
95
Examining the Fit Between Deafness and Disability Susan Foster
111
Looking for Disability
131
Stalemate or Progress Madelyn Iris
149
An Ethnographic Interpretation Gerald Gold
189
Contributors
205
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