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Consuming Disability: A New Dutch System for Hearing Aid Distribution

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dc.contributor.author Olaussen, Irene
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T23:17:52Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-08T23:17:52Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Olaussen, I. (2008). Consuming Disability: A New Dutch System for Hearing Aid Distribution. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 4(3).
dc.identifier.issn 1552-9215
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58358
dc.description.abstract In the context of a Dutch market-oriented health care reform, this article investigates the role of two powerful, yet little examined actors in the field of hearing disability: multinational corporations and technology. Based on a notion of “co-production,” the article develops an explanation of the new Dutch system for hearing aid distribution resulting from the interplay between new hearing technologies and an emerging corporate discourse on disability. The results point to technology as a potentially important site for democratic intervention.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 4, no. 3
dc.subject hard of hearing
dc.subject corporate discourse
dc.subject co-production
dc.title Consuming Disability: A New Dutch System for Hearing Aid Distribution
dc.type Research Articles and Essays
dc.type.dcmi Text
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 4, No. 3


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