The New Politics of Disablement by Michael OliverThe New Politics of Disablement by Michael Oliver

The New Politics of Disablement

byMichael Oliver, Colin Barnes

Paperback | May 8, 2012

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Disability luminary Mike Oliver is joined by Colin Barnes in this agenda-setting response to a capitalist society faced with globalisation, financial instability and lower public expenditure. A timely new edition which reignites the debate on the nature of disability and reasserts the political power of the academic field of disability studies.
MICHAEL OLIVERwas the first Professor of Disability Studies in the United Kingdom and is Emeritus Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Greenwich, UK.COLIN BARNES Professor of Disability and Director of the Centre for Disability Studies at the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK.
Title:The New Politics of DisablementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.56 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0333945670

ISBN - 13:9780333945674


Table of Contents

Introduction.- PART I: CONCEPTS AND ORIGINS The Importance of Definitions in the Disablility Debate.- The Origins of Disability Studies.- The Rise of Disabling Capitalism.- PART II: REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCOURSES Ideology and the Disabled Individual.- Constructing Disabled Identities.- Creating the Disability Problem.- PART III: AGENDAS AND ACTIONS Dealing with Disabling Society.- Resisting the Disabling Society.- Doing Disability Studies.