Disability Studies

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About Canada: Disability Rights

Through a close examination of employment, education, transportation, telecommunications and health care, About Canada: Disability Rights explores the landscape of disability rights in Canada and … 134 View

Breaking the Word Barrier

Stories of Adults Learning to Read

In this compelling collection of first-person stories, adults who have made outstanding achievements in adult literacy were paired with writers to tell of their transition to reading. These are … ; 128 View

Care Work

Dreaming of Disability Justice

In their new, long-awaited collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and long-time disability justice activist and performance artist Leah Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the … 266 View
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Crip Kinship

The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins Invalid

The remarkable story of Sins Invalid, a performance project that centres queer disability justice. In recent years, disability activism has come into its own as a vital and necessary means to … 201 View

Disfigured

On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space

A CBC BOOKS BEST NONFICTION OF 2020, AN ENTROPY MAGAZINE BEST NONFICTION 2020/21, AND A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK OF THE DAY (07/23/2022) Fairy tales shape how we see the world, so what … 257 View

Doing Respectful Research

Power, Privilege and Passion

Doing Respectful Research is situated within a critical, feminist postmodern framework and addresses the complexities of conducting respectful qualitative research with human participants. Three … 294 View

Maternity Rolls

Pregnancy, Childbirth and Disability

Heather Kuttai is a 40-year-old white, heterosexual woman. She is married and is the mother of two children. Living in a quiet, middle-class neighbourhood, her life is, in many ways, seemingly … 143 View

Not A New Problem

Violence in the Lives of Disabled Women

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Girl, Interrupted

From: Maternity Rolls

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Catalyst for Writing This Book

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What are Disability Rights?

From: About Canada: Disability Rights

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