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Feminist, Queer, Crip

ISBN-10: 0253009340
ISBN-13: 9780253009340
Edition: 2013
Authors: Alison Kafer
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Description: In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness,  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 5/16/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness, Kafer rejects the idea of disability as a pre-determined limit. She juxtaposes theories, movements, and identities such as environmental justice, reproductive justice, cyborg theory, transgender politics, and disability that are typically discussed in isolation and envisions new possibilities for crip futures and feminist/queer/crip alliances. This bold book goes against the grain of normalization and promotes a political framework for a more just world.

Acknowledgments
Textual Description of the Cover Art
Introduction: Imagined Futures
Time for Disability Studies and a Future for Crips
At the Same Time, Out of Time: Ashley X
Debating Feminist Futures: Slippery Slopes, Cultural Anxiety, and the Case of the Deaf Lesbians
A Future for Whom? Passing on Billboard Liberation
The Cyborg and the Crip: Critical Encounters
Bodies of Nature: The Environmental Politics of Disability
Accessible Futures, Future Coalitions
Appendices
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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