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Dys-/Disarticulation and Disability

James Berger

in The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708460
eISBN:
9780814708330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708460.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the relation between the projects of analyzing the dys-/disarticulate, which this text undertakes, and the various studies about literary and cultural disability. Clearly, ... More


Introduction

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros

in Disabled Bodies in Early Modern Spanish Literature: Prostitutes, Aging Women and Saints

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940780
eISBN:
9781786945013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940780.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction defines and describes the academic field of disabilities studies. It explains the different models of disability, --social, medical, religious, constructionist-- as well as the ... More


Sloped Technoscience: Curb Cuts, Critical Frictions, and Disability (Maker) Cultures

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 4 studies the history of the curb cut as a do-it-yourself accessibility technology produced by disability activists. This chapter uses the curb cut to examine broader histories of disability ... More


Barrier Work: Before and After the Americans with Disabilities Act

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 6 traces the rise of Universal Design and how it responded to these earlier approaches to accessible design. This chapter treats Universal Design as a series of experiments in knowing and ... More


The Welfarist Account of Disability

Guy Kahane and Julian Savulescu

in Disability and Disadvantage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199234509
eISBN:
9780191809804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234509.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defines disability as a stable personal trait that tends to diminish a person's wellbeing relative to some given context. This definition goes beyond the social model or the medical ... More


Epistemic Activism: Design Expertise as a Site of Intervention

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 5 studies what I term “epistemic activism,” or activism that occurs within academic fields to shape social norms and practices. Specifically, this chapter shows how architects were enacting ... More


Lessons Learned and Ways Forward

Misa Kayama, Wendy L. Haight, May-Lee Ku, Minhae Cho, and Hee Yun Lee

in Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing Selves: Insights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190844868
eISBN:
9780190844899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844868.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 9 summarizes findings from a decade-long program of cross-cultural research on disability, stigmatization, and children’s developing cultural selves in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the ... More


Felony Conviction as Social Disability

Keesha M. Middlemass

in Convicted and Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780814724392
eISBN:
9780814760185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724392.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter introduces social disability theory to illustrate how felons are treated similarly to people living with a disability. Social disability theory is linked to the historical evolution of a ... More


Disabled Bodies in Early Modern Spanish Literature: Prostitutes, Aging Women and Saints

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940780
eISBN:
9781786945013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book examines, from the perspective of feminist disability theories, the concepts and role of women in selected Spanish discourses and literary texts from the late fifteenth to seventeenth ... More


Conclusion

Richard Olsen and Harriet Clarke

in Parenting and disability: Disabled parents' experiences of raising children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343642
eISBN:
9781447302902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343642.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter concludes with some potentially fruitful areas of future research on parenting and disability. It looks at the different challenges for disability theory, policy, and practice, and ... More


All Americans: Disability, Race, and Segregated Citizenship

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 3 studies the rise of barrier-free design, or disability access, in the mid-twentieth century U.S., focusing on how this approach emerged through U.S. cultures of whiteness, gender ... More


The Madness of Holy Saturday: Bipolar Temporality and the Queerdom of Heaven on Earth

Karen Bray

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter makes queer and feminist interventions in contemporary political theology. It uncovers the temporalities and affects nurtured by the eschatological and counter-eschatological ... More


Convicted and Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Keesha M. Middlemass

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780814724392
eISBN:
9780814760185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724392.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Convicted and Condemned is a critical assessment of how a felony conviction operates as an integral part of prisoner reentry. Drawing on an interdisciplinary framework and ethnographic data, the book ... More


Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Aimi Hamraie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Building Access investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Illustrated with a wealth of rare archival materials, this book brings together scientific, ... More


Bodies and Heroes

Brian R. Doak

in Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190650872
eISBN:
9780190650902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650872.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 1 opens the terms of exploration for the study—defining the “hero” as one who acts at the intersection of warrior, royal, and founding roles. Biblical authors paid significant attention to ... More


Flexible Users: From the Average Body to a Range of Users

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 2 examines the rise of “flexible” and “ergonomic” design. Hamraie argues that these approaches were not about accepting different, but rather about military-industrial efficiency.


Jacob: Israel’s Heroic Body

Brian R. Doak

in Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190650872
eISBN:
9780190650902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650872.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 2 illustrates how Jacob’s body functions as the most active, visible, and frequently represented body among the ancestors in Genesis 12–50, and it provides analysis for understanding how and ... More


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