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Editorial: Frames and debates for disability, childhood and the global South: Introducing the Special Issue

@inproceedings{Burman2015EditorialFA,
  title={Editorial: Frames and debates for disability, childhood and the global South: Introducing the Special Issue},
  author={E. Burman and A. Greenstein and M. Kumar},
  year={2015}
}
Our understanding of disability, as readers of this journal will be aware, is rooted in the epistemology of disability studies, seeing it not as a medical state contained within the body or mind of a person, but as a socially created phenomenon that takes its shape through social relations, cultural representations, and modes of production and reproduction. This means that disability cannot be discussed in universal or generalised terms, but always requires attention to the specific embodied… Expand
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