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Disability Studies

This guide will assist with research information related to Disability Studies



This research guide is to assist with researching and locating information related to the discipline of Disability Studies. 

Disability studies, a branch of cultural studies, draws upon numerous disciplines in its attempt better to understand disability within its social, political, historical, and cultural context. Emerging in the late 1980s and early 1990s, disability studies, deriving its impetus from feminist, race, and queer studies, employed the tools of the newly burgeoning cultural studies to attempt to place and understand the cultural, political, and social context of disability as an identity.  - from The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory

Davis &, Lennard, et al. "Disability Studies and Cultural Studies." The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, edited by Michael Ryan, Wiley, 1st edition, 2011. Credo Reference, Accessed 06 Mar. 2023.



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