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Recommended Book Series

Corporealities: Discourses of Disability
Critical Perspectives on Disabilities
Representations:Health, Disability, Culture
Disability History

Corporealities: Discourses of Disability
Edited by David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder
University of Michigan Press

This series promotes a broad range of scholarly work analyzing the cultural and representational meanings of disability. Definitions of disability underpin fundamental concepts such as normalcy, health, bodily integrity, individuality, citizenship, and morality—all terms that define the very essence of what it means to be human. Yet, disabilities have been traditionally treated as conditions in need of medical intervention and correction. Rarely has disability been approached as a constructed category forwarded by social institutions seeking to legislate the slippery line that exists between normative biologies and deviant bodies. In addition to identifying the social phantasms that have been projected upon disabled subjects in history, the series aims to theorize the shifting coordinates of disabled identities.

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Critical Perspectives on Disabilities
Edited by Steven J. Taylor, Beth A. Ferri, and Arlene S. Kanter
Syracuse University Press

This series explores the place of people with disabilities in society through the lens of disability studies, critical special education, disability law and policy, and international human rights. The series publishes books from such disciplines as sociology, law and public policy, history, anthropology, the humanities, educational theory, literature, communications, the study of popular culture, and diversity and cultural studies.

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Representations:Health, Disability, Culture
Edited by Stuart Murray
Liverpool University Press

This series provides a ground-breaking and innovative selection of titles that showcase the newest interdisciplinary research on the cultural representations of health and disability in the contemporary social world. Bringing together both subjects and working methods from literary studies, film and cultural studies, medicine and sociology, ‘Representations’ is scholarly and accessible, addressed to researchers across a number of academic disciplines, and practitioners and members of the public with interests in issues of public health.

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Disability History
Edited by Julie Anderson and Walton Schalick
Manchester University Press

This series responds to the growing interest in disability as a discipline worthy of historical research. The series has a broad international historical remit, encompassing issues that include class, race, gender, age, war, medical treatment, professionalization, environments, work, institutions and cultural and social aspects of disablement including representations of disabled people in literature, film, art and the media.

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