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Mad at School Rhetorics of Mental Disability and Academic Life

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ISBN-10: 0472051385

ISBN-13: 9780472051380

Edition: 2010

Authors: Margaret Price

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"Ableism is alive and well in higher education. We do not know how to abandon the myth of the 'pure (ivory) tower that props up and is propped up by ableist ideology.' . . .Mad at Schoolis thoroughly researched and pathbreaking . . . The author's presentation of her own experience with mental illness is woven throughout the text with candor and eloquence." ---Linda Ware, State University of New York at Geneseo "A very important study that will appeal to a disability studies audience as well as scholars in social movements, social justice, critical pedagogy, literacy education, professional development for disability and learning specialists in access centers and student counseling centers,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 2/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Listening to the Subject of Mental Disability: Intersections of Academic and Medical Discourses
Ways to Move: Presence, Participation, and Resistance in Kairotic Space
The Essential Functions of the Position: Collegiality and Productivity
Assaults on the Ivory Tower: Representations of Madness in the Discourse of U.S. School Shootings
�Her Pronouns Wax and Wane�: Mental Disability, Autobiography, and Counter-Diagnosis
In/ter/dependent Scholarship (with Leah (Phinnia) Meredith, Cal Montgomery, and Tynan Power)
Conclusion
Notes
Works Cited
Index