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Foucault and the Government of Disability (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability)

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Topics in philosophy,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Philosophy,
  • Mind & Body,
  • Sociology of disability,
  • Handicapped,
  • Philosophy / Mind & Body,
  • Movements - Deconstruction,
  • Disabilities,
  • Foucault, Michel,
  • People with disabilities

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7632901M
ISBN 100472068768
ISBN 109780472068760

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  An up-to-date edition of a foundational collection Foucault and the Government of Disability considers the continued relevance of Foucault to disability studies, as well as the growing significance of disability studies to understandings of Foucault. In Foucault and the Government of Disabilities, Shelley Tremain brings together the work of seventeen academics to assess how Foucauldian theory relates to the current interpretations and presumptions of : Robyn Fishman.   Foucault and the Government of Disability is the first book-length investigation of the relevance and importance of the ideas of Michel Foucault to the field of disability Reviews: 3. Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability is a distinctive contribution to growing discussions about how power operates within the academic field of philosophy. By combining the work of Michel Foucault, the insights of philosophy of disability and feminist philosophy, and data derived from empirical research, Shelley L. Tremain compellingly argues that the conception of disability that currently predominates in .

The book\'s contributors draw on Foucault to scrutinize a range of widely endorsed practices and ideas surrounding disability, including rehabilitation, community care, impairment, normality and abnormality, inclusion, prevention, accommodation, and special education. Foucault and the Government of Disability considers the continued relevance of Foucault to disability studies, as well as the growing significance of disability studies to understandings of Foucault. A decade ago, this international collection provocatively responded to Foucault’s call to question what is regarded as natural, inevitable, ethical, and by: Foucault and the Government of Disability considers the continued relevance of Foucault to disability studies, as well as the growing significance of disability studies to understandings of Foucault. A decade ago, this international collection provocatively responded to Foucault’s call to question what is regarded as natural, inevitable, ethical, and liberating. Foucault and the government of disability / Bibliographic Details; Other Authors: Tremain, Shelley. Format: Book: Language: English: Published: Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c Search for the book on E-ZBorrow. E-ZBorrow is the easiest and fastest way to get the book you want (ebooks unavailable). Use ILLiad for articles and.