Rethinking Normalcy

By Tanya Titchkosky (editor), Rod Michalko (editor),

Book cover of Rethinking Normalcy: A Disability Studies Reader

Book description

Rethinking Normalcy introduces the growing field of disability studies to an undergraduate audience in a variety of disciplines and programs based in the social sciences, humanities, and health sciences. The authors articulate the depth and breadth of this newly emerging field of study and provide a vibrant foretaste of the…

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1 author picked Rethinking Normalcy as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

As a person with a disability, this collection spoke to my direct experience of exclusion in Canadian society. Because every chapter is written by a different scholar in the field of disability studies, this edited collection is able to present a diverse range of perspectives that really resonate with the reader, and provocatively question the concept of ‘normalcy’ that is at the root of the discrimination against those of us who do not fit in.

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