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Inciting Legal Fictions: 'Disability's' date with Ontology and the Ableist Body of Law

@article{Campbell2001IncitingLF,
  title={Inciting Legal Fictions: 'Disability's' date with Ontology and the Ableist Body of Law},
  author={Fiona Kumari Campbell},
  journal={Griffith law review},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={42-62}
}
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