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Disability Incarcerated free pdf Disability Incarcerated gathers thirteen contributions from an impressive array of fields. Taken together, these essays assert that a complex understanding of disability is crucial to an understanding of incarceration, and that we must expand what has come to be called 'incarceration.' The chapters in this book examine a host of sites, such as prisons, institutions for people with developmental disabilities, psychiatric hospitals, treatment centers, special education, detention centers, and group homes- explore why various sites should be understood as incarceration- and discuss the causes and effects of these sites historically and currently. This volume includes a preface by Professor Angela Y. Davis and an afterword by Professor Robert McRuer.

About Liat Ben-Moshe

Liat Ben-Moshe is Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Toledo. She holds a PhD in Sociology with concentrations in Gender Studies and Disability Studies from Syracuse University. Her recent work examines the connections between prison abolition and deinstitutionalization in the fields of intellectual disabilities and mental health in the United States. Chris Chapman is Assistant Professor at York University's School of Social Work. He researches histories, rationales and practices of the 'helping professions' by mobilizing perspectives of those who have been subjected to them, drawing on Disability Studies, Critical Race Theory, Anti-colonial Studies, Prison Abolitionist, Queer, and Feminist critiques of social services. Allison C. Carey is Associate Professor of Sociology at Shippensburg University. Her 2009 book, On the Margins of Citizenship: Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in 20th Century America (Temple University Press), was awarded the 2010 Scholarly Achievement Award from the North Central Sociological Association. She is also co-editor of Disability and Community (2011, Emerald).

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Author : Liat Ben-Moshe
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 29 May 2014
ISBN : 1137393238
EAN : 9781137393234
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 316 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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