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Racialized Bodies, Disabling Worlds Storied Lives of Immigrant Muslim Women

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ISBN-10: 0802095518

ISBN-13: 9780802095510

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Parin Dossa

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In Racialized Bodies, Disabling Worlds , Parin Dossa explores the lives of Canadian Muslim women who share their stories of social marginalization and disenfranchisement in a disabling world. She shows how these women -- who are subjected to social erasure in policy and research -- define their identities and claim their humanity using the language of everyday life.Based on narrative ethnography, Racialized Bodies, Disabling Worlds makes a case for positive acknowledgement of perceived differences of nationality, religion, multiple-abilities, and gendered and race-based identities. It offers a powerful argument for bridging two disparate bodies of work: disability studies and anti-racist…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 2/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.01" wide x 8.91" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Parin Dossa is a professor of anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser University.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Mapping the Methodology and Sociopolitical Contexts
The Difference of Disability
Narrative Moments from the Margins
Writing Dislocation: Telling Her-story
Women as Subject: Multi-voiced Narration
Conclusion: Alternative Spaces - Establishing Connections
Notes
References
Index