Nothing About Us Without Us

Nothing About Us Without Us

Disability Oppression and Empowerment

eBook - 1998
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James Charlton has produced a ringing indictment of disability oppression, which, he says, is rooted in degradation, dependency, and powerlessness and is experienced in some form by five hundred million persons throughout the world who have physical, sensory, cognitive, or developmental disabilities. Nothing About Us Without Us is the first book in the literature on disability to provide a theoretical overview of disability oppression that shows its similarities to, and differences from, racism, sexism, and colonialism. Charlton's analysis is illuminated by interviews he conducted over a ten-y.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1998
ISBN: 9780585047799
0585047790
9780520925441
0520925440
0520207955
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 197 p.)

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