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Introduction

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

in Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043192
eISBN:
9780252052071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043192.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The historical intersections between racism and ableism show that the English held antiblack attitudes from their very first contact with Africans in the sixteenth century. The idea that blackness ... More


Imagining Africa, Inheriting Monstrosity: Gender, Blackness, and Capitalism in the Early Atlantic World

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

in Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043192
eISBN:
9780252052071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043192.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the intellectual, legal, and anthropological processes by which the English transformed the concept of blackness into a collective, inheritable, and racial monstrosity, a category ... More


A Rhetorical View of Captioning

Sean Zdenek

in Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter introduces the book’s argument in terms of seven transformations of meaning that closed captioning enables: captions contextualize, clarify, formalize, equalize, linearize, time-shift, ... More


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


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


Living at the Intersection of Tablets, Music, and Disability

Alice Hammel and Jesse Rathgeber

in Creative Music Making at Your Fingertips: A Mobile Technology Guide for Music Educators

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190078119
eISBN:
9780190078157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078119.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter considers potential possibilities and pitfalls encountered by music learners and scholar-practitioners when using tablet-based technologies for music making and learning. The authors ... More


Dehumanization and Its Neighbors

David Livingstone Smith

in On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190923006
eISBN:
9780190092566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923006.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explains the relationship between dehumanization and other, nearby, destructive social beliefs and practices—things like sexism, ableism, and transphobia. Often, people lump all of these ... More


Bridging Worlds Apart: Disability and Foreign Languages Where We Live and Learn

Tammy Berberi

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter is, in large measure, about whom we educate; it describes the problem as the author sees it—ableism in the American academy. By law, existing public buildings and facilities need not ... More


Introduction

Jenifer L. Barclay

in The Mark of Slavery: Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043727
eISBN:
9780252052613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043727.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces the ways that The Mark of Slavery moves between experiences of disability in everyday enslaved life and the discursive relationship between racism and ableism forged in ... More


Conclusion

Jenifer L. Barclay

in The Mark of Slavery: Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043727
eISBN:
9780252052613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043727.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The complexities of life for slaves with disabilities continued into the Civil War as some became “contraband.” With emancipation, the experiences of freedpeople with disabilities, including ... More


Introduction

Kim E. Nielsen

in Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction introduces the analytical and historiographic frameworks interwoven with the major events in the life of Anna B. Blaser Miesse Ott. This includes marriage and divorce laws, the ... More


Anna Ott, Insane Asylum Inmate

Kim E. Nielsen

in Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In May 1873, George Ott admitted Anna to the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane. The prescriptive results of her stigmatized medical diagnosis included and went beyond institutionalization to ... More


Remembering Anna Ott

Kim E. Nielsen

in Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyses the messy impact of historical forces such as ableism, patriarchy, and institutionalization on Ott’s life. The justifying logic imbedded in her diagnosis and prescriptive ... More


‘A Defect in the Mind’: Cognitive Ableism in Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

D. Christopher Gabbard

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

While John Locke’s impact on Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, an eighteenth-century satire, is a well-worn topic of scholarly discussion, Gulliver as the butt of a satire concerning an important ... More


Cyborg-Ableism beyond the Uncanny (Valley)

Jennifer Robertson

in Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283190
eISBN:
9780520959064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283190.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Explored and interrogated in this chapter is the development in Japan (and elsewhere) of technological devices, such as exoskeletons, that are promoted as a means to transform disabled persons into ... More


Conclusion: ‘Sensory–Disabled’ Characters Refiguring God

Louise J. Lawrence

in Sense and Stigma in the Gospels: Depictions of Sensory-Disabled Characters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199590087
eISBN:
9780191806551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590087.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This concluding chapter examines how understandings of ‘sensory-disabled’ characters in the gospels, and of God and Jesus, can be refigured through a ‘sensory disability’ consciousness. In ... More


Choosing Death: Autonomy and Ableism

Anita Ho

in Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199969104
eISBN:
9780190225711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969104.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Regarding end-of-life discussions, many have argued that a commitment to respect autonomy requires health-care professionals to facilitate the peaceful death of competent patients who find their ... More


Sexual Ableism Exposed

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/9780816682973.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The introduction provides examples of persons with disabilities and their respective sexual encounters. The issues discussed should provoke discussion about what we think about intellectual ... More


Questions of Consent: Rethinking Competence and Sexual Abuse

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/9780816682973.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The strength of this chapter lies in an examination of pity and competence as thoroughly unhelpful constructs that perceive individuals who experience sexual abuse as deserving of pity and unable to ... More


Pleasure Principles: From Harm Reduction to Diversity in Sex Education

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/9780816682973.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Sex education materials are prescriptive (or normalizing) in their sanctioned approach of sexuality for people with intellectual disabilities, even though individuals express their sexuality in ways ... More


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