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Author Kafer, Alison.
Title Feminist, queer, crip / Alison Kafer.
Published Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2013.
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 Floor3  HV1568.2 .K34 2013    DUE 05-05-15
  
Description xiii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-252) and index.
Contents Time for disability studies and a future for crips -- At the same time, out of time : Ashley X -- Debating feminist futures : slippery slopes, cultural anxiety, and the case of the deaf lesbians -- A future for whom? Passing on billboard liberation -- The cyborg and the crip : critical encounters -- Bodies of nature : the environmental politics of disability -- Accessible futures, future coalitions.
Summary "In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness, Kafer rejects the idea of disability as a pre-determined limit. She juxtaposes theories, movements, and identities such as environmental justice, reproductive justice, cyborg theory, transgender politics, and disability that are typically discussed in isolation and envisions new possibilities for crip futures and feminist/queer/crip alliances. This bold book goes against the grain of normalization and promotes a political framework for a more just world."--Publisher's website.
Subject Disability studies.
Women's studies.
Queer theory.
ISBN 9780253009227 cloth alkaline paper
0253009227 cloth alkaline paper
9780253009340 paperback alkaline paper
0253009340 paperback alkaline paper
9780253009418 ebook
0253009413 ebook
OCLC number 795177419