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Disability and difference in global contexts enabling a transformative body politic by Nirmala Erevelles

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology of disability,
  • People with disabilities,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies,
  • EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Disabilities,
  • Historical materialism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNirmala Erevelles
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1568 .E74 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24853704M
ISBN 109780230100183
LC Control Number2011019473

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Nirmala Erevelles’s Disability and Difference in Global Contexts takes its place among recent neo-Marxist approaches by folding disability into analyses of globalization. Because Erevelles’s work comes out of the field of education (and disability studies in education in particular), it does not engage with literary conventions, but rather. Summary/Review: "This book deploys a relational analysis to theorize disability at the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality within both U.S. and global contexts. Critically engaging post humanist theories of difference this book explores the implications of re-theorizing disability as a materialist construct in the context of global citizenship. Disability and Difference in Global Contexts: Enabling a Transformative Body Politic () View larger image. By: N. Erevelles. This book explores the possibilities and limitations re-theorizing disability using historical materialism in the interdisciplinary contexts of social theory, cultural studies, social and education policy. Disability and Difference in Global Contexts explores the possibilities and limitations re-theorizing disability using historical materialism in the interdisciplinary contexts of social theory.