Disability Studies: Sociology

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN89030. Code expires June 1, 2022.

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Food Allergy Advocacy: Parenting and the Politics of Care Food Allergy Advocacy Parenting and the Politics of Care Danya Glabau 2022 Spring
A detailed exploration of parents’ fight for a safe environment for their kids, interrogating how race, class, and gender shape health advocacy
Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid beyond Capitalism Practicing Cooperation Mutual Aid beyond Capitalism Andrew Zitcer 2021 Fall
A powerful new understanding of cooperation as an antidote to alienation and inequality
Sickening: Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Sickening Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Anne Pollock 2021 Fall
An event-by-event look at how institutionalized racism harms the health of African Americans in the twenty-first century
Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Breathing Race into the Machine The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Lundy Braun 2021 Spring
How race became embedded in a medical instrument
Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Decarcerating Disability Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Liat Ben-Moshe 2020 Spring
This vital addition to carceral, prison, and disability studies draws important new links between deinstitutionalization and decarceration
Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making Deadly Biocultures The Ethics of Life-Making Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh R. Krupar 2019 Fall
A trenchant analysis of the dark side of regulatory life-making today
Silent Cells: The Secret Drugging of Captive America Silent Cells The Secret Drugging of Captive America Anthony Ryan Hatch 2019 Spring
A critical investigation into the use of psychotropic drugs to pacify and control inmates and other captives in the vast U.S. prison, military, and welfare systems
Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible Testing Fate Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible Shelley Z. Reuter 2016 Fall
An unprecedented look at the racialized history of a “Jewish” disease
Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children Made to Hear Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children Laura Mauldin 2016 Spring
The social consequences of the medicalization of deafness, as seen in the experiences of parents and professionals working with cochlear implants
Multiple Autisms: Spectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science Multiple Autisms Spectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science Jennifer S. Singh 2016 Spring
Investigates the ever-expanding meanings of autism to those who study the disorder and to those who live with it
Health Rights Are Civil Rights: Peace and Justice Activism in Los Angeles, 1963–1978 Health Rights Are Civil Rights Peace and Justice Activism in Los Angeles, 1963–1978 Jenna M. Loyd 2014 Spring
How demands for dignified medical care and healthy living conditions brought together social justice advocates
Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference Worlds of Autism Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini, Editors 2013 Fall
Amid controversies about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of autism, a timely collection of new and critical perspectives on how the disorder is understood and represented
Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Body and Soul The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Alondra Nelson 2013 Fall
The legacy of the Black Panther Party’s commitment to community health care, a central aspect of its fight for social justice
Rebirth of the Clinic: Places and Agents in Contemporary Health Care Rebirth of the Clinic Places and Agents in Contemporary Health Care Cindy Patton, Editor 2010 Fall
Analyzing the medical clinic after neoliberalism
Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home Making Life Work Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home Jack Levinson 2010 Spring
Understanding how group home life is not so different from our own
The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism Maren Klawiter 2008 Spring
A richly textured analysis of the body politics of breast cancer activism
American Eugenics: Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism American Eugenics Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism Nancy Ordover 2003 Spring
Traces the history of eugenics ideology in the United States and its ongoing presence in contemporary life

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