Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 550 g
Dimensions: 230 x 160 x 34 mm
--Julia Kristeva-- (11/18/1999)
"[P]rovides tools for readers to explore how terms such as 'assimilation, ' 'integration, ' and 'inclusion' came to be so problematic in today's contests over identity. At the same time, it urges us to question our ultimate social and political goals, while asking where our ideals originate and what they say about modern civilization."
--American Historical Review-- (04/05/2004)
"A History of Disability should be read by everyone interested in any aspect of Disability Studies and every library should own a copy. The brilliant conceptualization of disability makes this an indispensable tool in Disability Studies."
--Disability Studies Quarterly-- (08/07/2001)
"[Stiker's] challenge to those of us who are concerned with disability is to question our faith in the desirability of sameness and to challenge the dissolution that that faith requires."
--Ragged Edge--Cal Montgomery"Ragged Edge" (06/07/2001)