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Charlton, James I
Nothing about us without us : disability oppression and empowerment / James I. Charlton
Berkeley : University of California Press, c1998
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 323.3 CHA    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) People with disabilities -- Civil rights
People with disabilities -- Social conditions
Discrimination against people with disabilities
Sociology of disability
Stigma (Social psychology)
SUBJECT Discriminatie
Politieke aspecten
Stigmatisering (sociale wetenschappen)
Physical Description xvi, 197 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-194) and index
Contents 1. Nothing About Us Without Us -- 2. The Dimensions of Disability Oppression: An Overview -- 3. Political Economy and the World System -- 4. Culture(s) and Belief Systems -- 5. Consciousness and Alienation -- 6. Observations on Everyday Life -- 7. Empowered Consciousness and the Philosophy of Empowerment -- 8. The Organization of Empowerment -- 9. The Dialectics of Oppression and Empowerment
Summary "A study of the global oppression of people with disabilities and the international movement that has recently emerged to resist it ... A theoretical overview of disability oppression that shows its similarities to, and differences from, racism, sexism, and colonialism."--Jacket
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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