What Is Disability Studies?

  title={What Is Disability Studies?},
  author={S. Linton},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  pages={518 - 522}
  • S. Linton
  • Published 2005
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
studies is. I will do that first and then turn to two areas in theory where I feel some finetuning, expansion, and exploration are needed. Disability studies introduces a disability reading to a range of subject matter. We prod people to examine how disability as a category was created to serve certain ends and how the category has been institutionalized in social practices and intellectual conventions. Disability studies’ project is to weave disabled people back into the fabric of society… Expand