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Bending over backwards : disability, dismodernism, and other difficult positions /

by Davis, Lennard J.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cultural front (Series): Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2002Description: xii, 200 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0814719503 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): United States. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 | People with disabilities -- United States | Sociology of disability -- United States | Disability studies -- United States | Disabled Persons -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States | Public Policy -- United States
Contents:
The end of identity politics and the beginning of dismodernism : on disability as an unstable category -- Crips strike back : the rise of disability studies -- Dr. Johnson, Amelia, and the discourse of disability -- Criminal statements : homosexuality and textuality in the account of Jan Svilt--eighteenth-century shipwrecked sailor -- Who put the The in the novel? L identity politics and disability in novel studies -- The rule of normalcy : politics and disability in the U.S.A. (United States of Ability) -- Bending over backwards : narcissism, the ADA, and the courts -- Go to the margins of the class : disability and hate crimes -- A voyage out (or is it back?) : class and disability in my life.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-189) and index.

The end of identity politics and the beginning of dismodernism : on disability as an unstable category -- Crips strike back : the rise of disability studies -- Dr. Johnson, Amelia, and the discourse of disability -- Criminal statements : homosexuality and textuality in the account of Jan Svilt--eighteenth-century shipwrecked sailor -- Who put the The in the novel? L identity politics and disability in novel studies -- The rule of normalcy : politics and disability in the U.S.A. (United States of Ability) -- Bending over backwards : narcissism, the ADA, and the courts -- Go to the margins of the class : disability and hate crimes -- A voyage out (or is it back?) : class and disability in my life.

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