Disability culture

Disability culture and politics emerged from the 1970s rights movement, and aims to change perceptions and attitudes about disability through radical and activist means:

anything from articulating the experiences of impairment and disability openly and without shame, through to the rejection of prostheses or other artificial aids designed to conceal or minimise the visibility or effects of impairment(Barnes 2003, p 6) Continue reading “Disability culture”

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