Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and Abledness by F. CampbellContours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and Abledness by F. Campbell

Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and Abledness

byF. Campbell

Hardcover | September 16, 2009

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Presenting a cartographic journey into the world of the production(s) of disability, this book examines embodiment, transhumanism, subjectivity, technology and jurisprudence. It concerns matters of order/disorder and the normal and pathological, and explores the way stories about wholeness, health, enhancement and perfection are told.
FIONA KUMARI CAMPBELL is Senior Lecturer in Disability Studies, School of Human Services & Social Work, Griffith University, Australia and Adjunct Professor in Disability Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and a person with disability. She writes on issues related to disability philosophy, desire, law and...
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Title:Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and AblednessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:September 16, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230579280

ISBN - 13:9780230579286

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Professor Dan Goodley * Part I: Cogitating Ableism * The Project of Ableism *
Internalized Ableism: The Tyranny Within * Tentative Disability: Mitigation and its Discontents *  Love Objects and Transhuman Beasts?: Riding the Technologies *  Part II: Spectres of Ableism *
The Deaf Trade: Selling the Cochlear Implant *  Print Media Representations of the 'Unco-operative' Patient: The Case of Clint Hallam * Disability Matters: Embodiment, Teaching &--Standpoint *  
Pathological Femaleness: Disability Jurisprudence &--Ontological Envelopment *  Disability Harm &--Wrongful Life Torts * Searching for Subjectivity: The Enigma of Devoteeism, Conjoinment and Transableism *  Afterword: From Disability Studies to Studies in Ableism?