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Powers of Classification: Politics and Biology in Understandings of Intellectual Disability

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dc.contributor.author Atlermark, Niklas
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T23:47:09Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-08T23:47:09Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Atlermark, N. (2015). Powers of Classification: Politics and Biology in Understandings of Intellectual Disability. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 11(1).
dc.identifier.issn 1552-9215
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58620
dc.description.abstract Intellectual disability is commonly understood as a biological state of functioning that determines the cognitive capabilities of the individuals labeled so. By analyzing how intellectual disability is constructed through classification practices this article challenges this view, arguing that intellectual disability primarily is a political, normative and social diagnosis.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 11, no. 1
dc.subject Intellectual disability
dc.subject classification
dc.subject bio-politics
dc.title Powers of Classification: Politics and Biology in Understandings of Intellectual Disability
dc.type Research Articles and Essays
dc.type.dcmi Text
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