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Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... This chapter focuses on the question of why the sexual lives of people with disabilities is an issue of ethical engagement and social justice. Philosophical writing by scholars like Iris Marion Young, Jacques Derrida, and Emmanuel Levinas is reviewed, as is work in disability studies...
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... In the nationalist spectacle of cure in South Korea, disabled bodies disappear from the present as the focus is placed on the nondisabled past and the cured future. Time appears folded in this spectacle to deny the present embodiment. The persistent presence of disabilities in the representation...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... This chapter focuses on the ways in which reproduction has become a major site of intervention to cure inherited disability. Connected to the history of the colonial eugenics movement of the 1930s, the emergence of a “heredity drama” in literature exploits the emotions around the revelation...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... the possibility of inhabiting the present with disability and illness is disallowed. When non-Western societies are discussed in Western academic contexts, coevalness is often denied or disability experiences are universalized across different cultural contexts. Cure needs to be reconsidered not as unequivocally...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004356-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0435-6
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395102-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9510-2
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395478-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9547-8
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... Disability is a central concern in Junot Díaz’s work. His characters’ bodies show the effects of poor nutrition, addiction, overwork, inadequate housing, and cancer. The stories “Ysrael” and “No Face,” from Drown, depict a young boy in the Dominican Republic whose face is disfigured after a pig...