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)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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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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