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Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... V DESIRES 14 ANNA MOLLOW IS SEX DISABILITY? Queer Theory and the Disability Drive ANGRY_KITTEN On a June afternoon in 2004, I logged onto Nerve magazine’s online personals site. Perhaps...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
...CHAPTER 7 :: disability and sexuality— who cares? The encounter with de pen den cy is, I believe, rarely welcome to those fed on an ideological diet of freedom, self- suffi ciency, and equality. — Eva Feder Kittay The priority for a progressive disability politics is to engage with...
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... temporal, through symbolic practices of recording time as rent paid, drugs taken, children documented in photographs, surveys completed, and time served. chapter 3. neurocratic futures in the disability economy  TREATMENT AND TRAUMA. FEBRUARY 2004 I am...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... exchange and partially drafted essay grew out of these questions. Although Anzaldúa’s words in this selection are not as polished as those in most of her published work, I include them here because they give us important insights into her view of disability issues; moreover, they offer a unique...
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
...The Fat Detective Obesity and Disability sander l. gilman The definition of a disability seems to be rather clear. The World Health Organization, in its 1980 International Classification of Im- pairments, Disabilities, and Handicaps...
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
...Virtual Disability On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re Not a Sick Puppy tod chambers On the Internet nobody knows you at all, on the Internet nobody knows what your race is or your sex. That whole colour...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
...2. The Decolonizer’s Guide to Disability Julie Avril Minich In Black Skin, White Masks, Frantz Fanon writes bitterly against a white-­ supremacist logic that correlates blackness to bodily defect. Rejecting “the humility of the cripple,” Fanon exposes how disability is used to nat...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
... Disability in the New World Order Nirmala Erevelles When examining the relationship between the World Bank and issues related to dis- ability in neocolonial contexts, it is essential to explore policy development and insti- tutional power from a...
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 of...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... 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: 23 February 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371830-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7183-0
... 1 METAPHOR AND MATERIALITY Disability and Neo – Slave Narratives “I lost an arm on my last trip home. My left arm” (Butler,Kindred 9). Oc- tavia E. Butler’s Kindred opens with this line, with the amputated arm of a speaker whose...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... 2 RUSSELL SHUTTLEWORTH BRIDGING THEORY AND EXPERIENCE A Critical-In­ terpretive Ethnography of Sexuality and Disability Research on sexuality and disability has historically taken little...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... II HISTORIES 4 MICHELLE JARMAN DISMEMBERING THE LYNCH MOB Intersecting Narratives of Disability, Race, and Sexual Menace Late in September 2003, in the small town of Linden...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... 6 MICHAEL DAVIDSON PREGNANT MEN Modernism, Disability, and Biofuturity What you get married for if you don’t want children? —T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land God, I never asked better than to boil...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... 7 DAVID SERLIN TOUCHING HISTORIES Personality, Disability, and Sex in the 1930s In May 2009, a reporter for the New York Times surveyed numerous incidents of consensual hugging among adolescents at...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
...III SPACES 8 NICOLE MARKOTIC´ AND ROBERT MCRUER LEADING WITH YOUR HEAD On the Borders of Disability, Sexuality, and the Nation A classic team sports film rivalry consists of setbacks and springboards, mo- ments of...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... 15 LENNARD J. DAVIS AN EXCESS OF SEX Sex Addiction as Disability I was a loving, caring man alright, but that loving and caring had to have its focus on a woman who fed the loving and caring...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395102-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9510-2
... Chapter 6 The Spaces of Disability The spaces we inhabit are not inhabited equally. Differences in physical and mental ability result in dissimilar encoun- ters: instructions written in English, a cobblestone street, or a ringing telephone cause profoundly disparate...
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395478-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9547-8
... SEVEN RAYNA RAPP AND FAYE GINSBURG Anthropology and the Study of Disability Worlds In June 2007 we joined the many New Yorkers waiting to get into the East Coast premiere ofthe documentary Autism: The Musical (Reagan 2007). The queue...