Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body

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Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body - Davis, Lennard J, and Berube, Michael, and B Rub, Michael F (Foreword by)

This text re-examines issues concerning the relationship between disability and normality in the light of postmodern theory and political activism. Davis takes up homosexuality, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the legal system, the history of science and medicine, eugenics and genetics. Throughout, he maintains that disability is the central ...

Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body 2002, New York University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780814719503

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Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body 2002, New York University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780814719497

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