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The ‘Othered’ Sister: Family Secrets, Relationships, and Society

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Title:The ‘Othered’ Sister: Family Secrets, Relationships, and Society
Authors:Jones, Melissa M.
Keywords:auto-ethnography
disability
normalcy
Date Issued:2013
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Jones, M. M. (2013). The ‘Othered’ Sister: Family Secrets, Relationships, and Society. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 9(2 & 3).
Series:vol. 9, no. 2 & 3
Abstract:Through auto-ethnography, the intersection between family culture and a hegemonic culture of normalcy is explored. One sister’s investigation of disability, as manifested through shared family secrets, acts of resistance against the public stare, segregation and isolation, and notions of incompetence, unveil evidence of historical oppressive practices.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58562
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 9, No. 2 & 3


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