‘Refleshingly Disabled’: Interrogations into the Corporeality of ‘Disablised’ Bodies

@inproceedings{Campbell1999RefleshinglyDI,
  title={‘Refleshingly Disabled’: Interrogations into the Corporeality of ‘Disablised’ Bodies},
  author={Fiona A Campbell},
  year={1999}
}
Among abusive expressions relating to the body, habits, learning, occupation, or nationalities, that of calling a deformed man by his right name, such as 'the blind', 'the lame,' etc., shall be punished with a fine of 3 panas ... Ifthe blind, the lame, etc., are insulted with such ironical expressions as 'a man of beautiful eyes,'a man of beautiful teeth,', etc., the fine shall be 12 panas. Likewise when a person is taunted for leprosy, lunacy, impotency and the like. Abusive expressions in… CONTINUE READING

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