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The Big Bang Theory: Mad Geniuses and the Freak Show of Higher Education
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|Title:||The Big Bang Theory: Mad Geniuses and the Freak Show of Higher Education|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies|
|Citation:||Harbour, W. (2015). The Big Bang Theory: Mad Geniuses and the Freak Show of Higher Education. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 11(2).|
|Series:||vol. 11, no. 2|
|Abstract:||This essay discusses the television comedy series The Big Bang Theory. Through lead characters including physicist Sheldon Cooper, the series portrays higher education as a metaphorical freak show, and academics as geeky mad genius freaks. Implications for constructions of disability in higher education are discussed, with recommendations for future research.|
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