Disability Studies

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Accessible Citizenships

Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico

Julie Avril Minich

How disability provides a new perspective on our understanding of the nation and the citizen

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.5


Allies and Obstacles

Disability Activism and Parents of Children with Disabilities

Allison C. Carey, Pamela Block, and Richard K. Scotch

Addresses the nature and history of activism by parents of people with disabilities, and its complex relationship to activism by disabled leaders

348 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables


Are You Two Sisters?

The Journey of a Lesbian Couple

Susan Krieger

Authored by one of the most respected figures in the field of personal ethnographic narrative, this book serves as both a memoir and a sociological study, telling the story of one lesbian couple’s lifelong journey together

326 pages | 6 x 9


Barriers and Belonging

Personal Narratives of Disability

Edited by Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, and Alison Quaggin Harkin

A collection of personal narratives that asks, Why does disability studies matter?

296 pages | 6 x 9


A Case About Amy

R. C. Smith

An inspirational and telling story about a family's struggle to get equal educational opportunity for their deaf daughter

344 pages | 6 x 9


Chang and Eng Reconnected

The Original Siamese Twins in American Culture

Cynthia Wu

Considering Chang and Eng's body in America from the nineteenth century to the present

218 pages | 6 x 9 | 18 halftones


The Difference That Disability Makes

Rod Michalko

Excluding disabled people is a political act—so is choosing disability

208 pages | 6 x 9


Dirty Details

The Days and Nights of a Well Spouse

Marion Deutsche Cohen

Caring for her disabled husband, Marion Cohen tells her story from the viewpoint of a Well Spouse

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 24 halftones


Disability and Passing

Blurring the Lines of Identity

Edited by Jeffrey A. Brune and Daniel J. Wilson

Why passing is a crucial concept in disability studies

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 halftone


The Disability Rights Movement

From Charity to Confrontation

Doris Zames Fleischer and Frieda Zames

A newly updated account of the struggle for disability rights in the U.S.

360 pages | 7 x 10


Disability Services in Higher Education

An Insider’s Guide

Kirsten T. Behling, Eileen H. Bellemore, Lisa B. Bibeau, Andrew S. Cioffi, and Bridget A. McNamee

A blueprint for disability service providers on how institutions can and must support students with disabilities

356 pages | 6 x 9 | 40 tables, 27 figures, 1 map


Disability, the Environment, and Colonialism

Edited by Tatiana Konrad

Forthcoming Spring 2024
Explores discourses related to gender, race, imperialism, and climate across the colonial era

357 pages | 6 x 9


Disabled Futures

A Framework for Radical Inclusion

Milo W. Obourn

Offering a new avenue for understanding race, gender, and disability as mutually constitutive through an analysis of literature and films

188 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 line drawing, 5 halftones


Don't Call Me Inspirational

A Disabled Feminist Talks Back

Harilyn Rousso

A disabled woman confronts body image, sexuality, bias, discrimination, and condescension as she fashions an independent and fulfilling life

224 pages | 5.25 x 9


Elusive Kinship

Disability and Human Rights in Postcolonial Literature

Christopher Krentz

Why disabled characters are integral to novels of the Global South

198 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 1 figure