Disability Studies/Not Disability Studies

@article{Linton1998DisabilitySD,
  title={Disability Studies/Not Disability Studies},
  author={Simi Linton},
  journal={Disability \& Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={13},
  pages={525-539}
}
  • S. Linton
  • Published 1 September 1998
  • Philosophy
  • Disability & Society
The growing interest in and increased visibility of the field of Disability Studies raises questions about the field's logical borders and valid dimensions. This essay looks to guiding principles from the field itself as the basis for delineating a robust liberal arts-based inquiry into disability, distinct from traditional interventionist models. The former is described in this essay as Disability Studies, the latter endeavor, in substance the medicalized applied fields and special education… 
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