Tragedy and catastrophe: contentious discourses of ethics and disability.

  • Jayne Clapton
  • Published 2003 in
    Journal of intellectual disability research…

Abstract

Undertaking theoretical-conceptual research, this paper identifies and explores two dominant discourses that seemingly underpin ethical considerations about people with intellectual disability in this current biotechnological era. The discourses, identified as tragedy and catastrophe, are constructed from conjunctions of particular theoretical… (More)

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@article{Clapton2003TragedyAC, title={Tragedy and catastrophe: contentious discourses of ethics and disability.}, author={Jayne Clapton}, journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR}, year={2003}, volume={47 Pt 7}, pages={540-7} }