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Guest Editors’ Introduction: Coming to Pride - Joining “The Unruly Salon”

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Title:Guest Editors’ Introduction: Coming to Pride - Joining “The Unruly Salon”
Authors:Roman, Leslie G.
Frazee, Catherine
Keywords:disability pride
disability culture
disability art
Date Issued:2009
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Roman, L. G. & Frazee, C. (2009). Guest Editors’ Introduction: Coming to Pride - Joining “The Unruly Salon”. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 5(1).
Series:vol. 5, no. 1
Abstract:The acronym for the Unruly Salon, “US” refers to Charleton’s idea that all too often people with disabilities are the subjects of a gaze, which medicalizes, criminalizes or produces objectifying pity. A host of circulating images, signs, and discourses contribute to the sometimes overwhelming sense that people with disabilities do not represent themselves as the active agents of their own self-authorized narratives. The agency of people with disabilities to create culture that defies such understandings is unruly. This mind-body politic is the lifeforce of the global disability arts and culture movement...
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58377
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 5, No. 1


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