Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism & Other Difficult Positions #2020

Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism & Other Difficult Positions By Lennard J. Davis Bending Over Backwards Disability Dismodernism Other Difficult Positions With the advent of the human genome cloning stem cell research and many other developments in the way we think of the body disability studies provides an entirely new way of thinking about the body
  • Title: Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism & Other Difficult Positions
  • Author: Lennard J. Davis
  • ISBN: 9780814719503
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism & Other Difficult Positions By Lennard J. Davis
    Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism & Other Difficult Positions By Lennard J. Davis With the advent of the human genome, cloning, stem cell research and many other developments in the way we think of the body, disability studies provides an entirely new way of thinking about the body in its relation to politics, the environment, the legal system, and global economies Bending Over Backwards reexamines issues concerning the relationship between disabilityWith the advent of the human genome, cloning, stem cell research and many other developments in the way we think of the body, disability studies provides an entirely new way of thinking about the body in its relation to politics, the environment, the legal system, and global economies Bending Over Backwards reexamines issues concerning the relationship between disability and normality in the light of postmodern theory and political activism Davis takes up homosexuality, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the legal system, the history of science and medicine, eugenics, and genetics Throughout, he maintains that disability is the prime category of postmodernity because it redefines the body in relation to concepts of normalcy, which underlie the very foundations of democracy and humanistic ideas about the body Bending Over Backwards argues that disability can become the new prism through which postmodernity examines and defines itself, supplanting the categories of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation.
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    • I was thrilled when I got the book This marks the beginning of my studies in terms of formal reading and research on disability Incredible that it took me until I was nearly 30 to start this, though of course there are myriad reasons why I steered clear or shied away from it for so long, many of those reasons being the very subject of study now More on all that in other posts At first, I was annoyed with Davis I found his account of growing up with deaf parents to be smarmy, to sound cold and li [...]


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