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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Challenging notions of what constitutes 'normal' and 'pathological' bodies, this ambitious, agenda-setting study theoretically reinvigorates disability studies by reconceptualising it as 'studies of ableism' focusing on the practices and formations of able-bodiedness to uncover what it means to be 'able' rather than 'disabled'.
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 t...
Title:Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and AblednessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:231 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:September 16, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage: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?