Disability and the Myth of the Independent Researcher

@article{Barnes1996DisabilityAT,
  title={Disability and the Myth of the Independent Researcher},
  author={C. Barnes},
  journal={Disability & Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={11},
  pages={107-112}
}
  • C. Barnes
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Disability & Society
At a recent seminar on the relationship between medical sociology and disability theory I was struck by the response from some non-disabled and disabled academics to a call from a disabled delegate from an organisation of disabled people for guidelines on how to deal with requests from researchers for information and collaboration on disability-related research. Although the enquirer was clearly concerned about the ease with which researchers can easily misrepresent disability, those who… Expand
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