Disability Culture and Politics
Series editors: Christine Kelly and Michael Orsini
This series highlights the works of emerging and established authors who are challenging us to think anew about the politics and cultures of disability. Reconceiving disability politics means dismantling the strict divides among culture, art, and politics. It also means appreciating how disability art and culture inform and transform disability politics in Canada and, conversely, how politics shape what counts as art in the name of disability. Drawing from diverse scholarship in feminist and gender studies, political science, social work, sociology, and law, among others, works in this series bring to the fore the implicitly and explicitly political dimensions of disability.
Place, Memory, and the Project of Deinstitutionalization
In a time of deinstitutionalization, Sites of Conscience takes an international view of the actions and engagements taking place in and around these shuttered institutions in pursuit of social justice for their former residents.
- Publication year: 2024
Dispatches from Disabled Country is a nuanced and unmistakably poetic introduction to the rich landscape of disability activism and culture from one of Canada’s most recognized voices, Catherine Frazee.
- Publication year: 2023
Confronting Criminalization in Canada
In Disability Injustice, scholars and activists deliver a much-needed and long overdue analysis of disability and criminalization in Canada.
- Publication year: 2022
The Aging–Disability Nexus explores the complex and competing narratives we create about aging and disability, providing fresh perspectives on how these markers interact with each other and with other indicators of power and difference.
- Publication year: 2020
Social Movements, Disability History, and the Law
In Disabling Barriers, legal scholars, historians, and disability-rights activists encourage us to rethink our understanding of both the systemic barriers disabled people face and the capacity of disabled people to effect positive societal change.
- Publication year: 2017
Art, Culture, and Disability Activism in Canada
Mobilizing Metaphor illustrates how radical and unconventional forms of activism, including art, are reshaping the vibrant tradition of disability activism in Canada, challenging perceptions of disability and the politics that surround it.
- Publication year: 2016
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