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Contours of Ableism

The Production of Disability and Abledness

Authors: Campbell, F.

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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 formations of able-bodiedness to uncover what it means to be 'able' rather than 'disabled'.

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FIONA KUMARI CAMPBELL is Senior Lecturer in Disability Studies, School of Human Services& Social Work, Griffith University, Australia and Adjunct Professor in Disability Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and a person with disability. She writes on issues related to disability philosophy, desire, law and technology, and her current research encompasses South Asian approaches to disability.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • The Project of Ableism

    Campbell, Fiona Kumari

    Pages 3-15

  • Internalised Ableism: The Tyranny Within

    Campbell, Fiona Kumari

    Pages 16-29

  • Tentative Disability — Mitigation and Its Discontents

    Campbell, Fiona Kumari

    Pages 30-44

  • Love Objects and Transhuman Beasts? Riding the Technologies

    Campbell, Fiona Kumari

    Pages 45-76

  • The Deaf Trade: Selling the Cochlear Implant

    Campbell, Fiona Kumari

    Pages 79-96

Buy this book

eBook £56.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-24518-1
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £72.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-57928-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Contours of Ableism
Book Subtitle
The Production of Disability and Abledness
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24518-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230245181
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57928-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 231
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