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Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Michael Gill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Tracing the history of efforts in the United States to limit the sexual freedoms of such persons, using methods such as forced sterilization, invasive birth control, and gender-segregated living ... More


Passing Performances: Ellen Craft’s Fugitive Selves

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter continues reinterpreting otherwise banal nineteenth-century behaviors and fierce acts of bravery as forms of black performance art in by shifting to an examination of fugitive slave ... More


Deleuze and Sex

Frida Beckman (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

For Deleuze, sexuality is a force that can capture as well as liberate life. Its flows tend to be repressed and contained in specific forms while at the same time they retain revolutionary potential. ... More


Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Trevor J. Blank and Andrea Kitta (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Diagnosing Folklore aspires to provide an inclusive forum for an expansive conversation on the sensitive, raw, and powerful processes that shape and imbue meaning in the lives of individuals and ... More


Conclusion: Dismantling Ableist Assumptions

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

When we assume to know what is best for others, this knowledge can often actively hide or deny individual sexual self-determination. The challenge is to continue to forward sexual pleasure and desire ... More


The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Susanne C. Knittel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Historical Uncanny explores the ways in which cultural memories that pose uncomfortable challenges to the self-understanding of the remembering public are often systematically disregarded. The ... More


Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Sanders Marble (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book looks at the boundary of military history and disability history. Rather than looking at veterans, it looks at case studies of how armies have defined standard and substandard, and have ... More


They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Sarah Bronwen Horton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields takes the reader on an ethnographic tour of the melon and corn harvesting fields in California’s Central Valley to understand why farmworkers die at work each ... More


Introduction

Sanders Marble

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The introduction establishes a framework for the book. For armies, physical standards are practical requirements for military service that are absent for civilians. But disability is a construct ... More


Conclusions

Sanders Marble

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines similarities and differences of the case studies in this book. Grouping sub-standard men into separate units and giving them secondary tasks has worked, and is easier to manage ... More


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