Feminist Disability Studies

  title={Feminist Disability Studies},
  author={Rosemarie Garland-Thomson},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={1557 - 1587}
J ust what is feminist disability studies? It is more than research and scholarship about women with disabilities, just as feminist scholarship extends beyond women to critically analyze the entire gender system. Like feminist studies itself, feminist disability studies is academic cultural work with a sharp political edge and a vigorous critical punch. Feminist disability studies wants to unsettle tired stereotypes about people with disabilities. It seeks to challenge our dominant assumptions… 
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