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Disability Studies in India: Global Discourses, Local Realities

By: Renu Addlakha

Price: $62.50

Publisher: New Delh, Routledge/Manohar Publishers &Distributors: 2018

Seller ID: 1201173

ISBN: 0815384351

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Disability and Society: A Reader

By: Renu Addlakha, Stuart Blume, Patrick J. Devlieger, Osamu Nagase, and Myriam Winance (eds)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031450

ISBN: 8125036865

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In the 1980’s disabled scholars in the West began to develop a radical critique of biomedical conceptions of disability that focused exclusively on the individual body and its limitations. They also exposed the failure of the social sciences to critically address what this medical understanding of disability meant, and what it excluded from consideration. Out of their work emerged what is generally called the ‘social model’ of disability. Over the past twenty years... View more info