Disability Rights and Wrongs

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Over the last thirty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading disability academic and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that the social model theory has reached a dead end. Drawing on a critical realist perspective, Shakespeare promotes a pluralist, engaged and nuanced approach to disability. Key topics discussed include: dichotomies - the dangerous polarizations of medical model versus social model, impairment ...

Disability Rights and Wrongs 2006, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415347198

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Disability Rights and Wrongs 2006, Routledge, New York, NY

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