Cultural locations of disability / Sharon L. Snyder and David T. Mitchell.

In Cultural Locations of Disability, Sharon L. Snyder and David T. Mitchell trace how disabled people came to be viewed as biologically deviant. The eugenics era pioneered techniques that managed "defectives" through the application of therapies, invasive case histories, and acute surveill...

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Main Author: Snyder, Sharon L., 1963-
Other Authors: Mitchell, David T., 1962-
Format: eBook
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cultural locations of disability
  • Masquerades of impairment : charity as a confidence game
  • Subnormal nation : the making of a U.S. disability minority
  • The eugenic Atlantic : disability and the making of an international science
  • After the panopticon : contemporary institutions as documentary subject
  • Body genres and disability sensations : the challenge of the new disability documentary cinema
  • Compulsory feral-ization.