The Resource Nothing about us without us : disability oppression and empowerment, James I. Charlton

Nothing about us without us : disability oppression and empowerment, James I. Charlton

Label
Nothing about us without us : disability oppression and empowerment
Title
Nothing about us without us
Title remainder
disability oppression and empowerment
Statement of responsibility
James I. Charlton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
James Charlton has produced a ringing indictment of disability oppression, which, he says, is rooted in degradation, dependency, and powerlessness and is experienced in some form by five hundred million persons throughout the world who have physical, sensory, cognitive, or developmental disabilities. Nothing About Us Without Us is the first book in the literature on disability to provide a theoretical overview of disability oppression that shows its similarities to, and differences from, racism, sexism, and colonialism. Charlton's analysis is illuminated by interviews he conducted over a ten-y
Cataloging source
AZK
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1568
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Label
Nothing about us without us : disability oppression and empowerment, James I. Charlton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-194) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; THE ARGUMENT; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PEOPLE INTERVIEWED; PART I. INTRODUCTION; 1. Nothing About Us Without Us; PART II. DISABILITY OPPRESSION AND EVERYDAY LIFE; 2. The Dimensions of Disability Oppression: An Overview; 3. Political Economy and the World System; 4. Culture(s) and Belief Systems; 5. Consciousness and Alienation; 6. Observations on Everyday Life; PART III. EMPOWERMENT AND ORGANIZATION; 7. Empowered Consciousness and the Philosophy of Empowerment; 8. The Organization of Empowerment; PART IV. CONCLUSION; 9. The Dialectics of Oppression and Empowerment
Control code
ocn961694503
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 197 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520925441
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b3558354x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961694503
  • pebcs0520925440

Library Locations

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