Controversial Issues in a Disabling Society

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At its best Disability Studies is an arena of critical debate addressing controversial issues concerning, not just the meaning of disability, but the nature of society, dominant values, quality of life, and even the right to live. Indeed, Disability Studies is itself the subject of controversy, in terms of its theoretical basis and who controls courses and research and whether it should be shaped and controlled by disabled academics or grassroots activists. Within these debates, generated by the social model of disability, ...

Controversial Issues in a Disabling Society 2003, Open University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780335209040

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