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Semiotics and Dis/Ability: Interrogating Categories of Difference

edited by Linda J. Rogers and Beth Blue Swadener
Format
Book
Published
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2001.
Language
English
Variant Title
Semiotics and disability
Series
Cultural Studies
Cultural Studies (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
079144905X, 0791449068 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Part I. Theoretical and Cultural Framing
  • 1 Engaging Anthropology in Disability Studies / Devva Kasnitz, Russell P. Shuttleworth 19
  • 2 Searching for the Cure: Virtual Disability and Collective Action in an Electronic Support Group / Gerald Gold 43
  • 3 View From the Ivory Tower: Academics Constructing Disability / Robin M. Smith 55
  • 4 Symbolic Contexts, Embodied Sensitivities, and the Lived Experience of Sexually Relevant Interpersonal Encounters for a Man with Severe Cerebral Palsy / Russell P. Shuttleworth 75
  • Part II. Personal Narratives of Confronting Disability: Insider/Outsider Embedding and Disembedding
  • 5 Semiotics of Accessibility and the Culture of Disability / N. Kagendo Mutua 103
  • 6 A Mother's Construction of the Semiotic Self / Nancy Stockall 117
  • 7 Advocating for Full Inclusion: Mothers' Narratives / Asha Saini 135
  • Part III. Semiosis of Engagement: At/In/About and With
  • 8 Personal Assistance Services and Youth in Transition / Marissa Nicole Shaw 165
  • 9 Both Emic and Etic: A View of the World Through the Lens of the Ugly Duckling / Robertta Thoryk, Patricia Roberts, Angela M. Battistone 187
  • 10 Miller Method: An Early Intervention Program to Help Young Children with Autism Make Meaning in Their Lives / Christine E. Cook 209
  • 11 Meaning of Disability for Grandparents of Young Children with Special Needs / Elizabeth Lane Brennan, Philip L. Safford 233
  • Epilogue: After and Into the Narrative Frame / Linda J. Rogers, Beth Blue Swadener, Tembinkosi Nyangiwe 259
  • End Notes: Semiotically Digesting Dis/ability / Floyd Merrell, Myrdene Anderson 267.
Description
viii, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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