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4: BORDERLINE CASES: Gender, Race, and the Disabled Superhero
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written by Jose Alaniz, fl. 2003; in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2104), 100-128
The Thing. Daredevil. Captain Marvel. The Human Fly. Drawing on DC and Marvel comics from the 1950s to the 1990s and marshaling insights from three burgeoning fields of inquiry in the humanities--disability studies, death and dying studies, and comics studies--José Alaniz seeks to redefine the contemporary unders...
written by Jose Alaniz, fl. 2003; in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2104), 100-128
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Love & Loss
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directed by Yiying Nikki Li, fl. 2018; produced by Stephanie A. Hernandez, fl. 2018 and Xiangyi Cai, fl. 2017, University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2018), 22 mins
The award-winning documentary Love & Loss follows two surprisingly strong women: Karen Crespo & Nicole Evans. Both women are vibrantly physically disabled; however, Nicole was born disabled while Karen became disabled later in life. There is a tremendous difference between being born with a disability and becoming...
directed by Yiying Nikki Li, fl. 2018; produced by Stephanie A. Hernandez, fl. 2018 and Xiangyi Cai, fl. 2017, University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2018), 22 mins
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Slow Angels
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directed by Lu Ying, fl. 2014; produced by Lu Ying, fl. 2014 (Seattle, WA: Privately Published, 2017), 33 mins
In China, if you can’t walk on your own, you can’t go to school. It is not a policy, but a mentality of a society. Slow Angels profiles three families with children with cerebral palsy from different background in Shenzhen, as they struggle to cope with the disability and fight being ostracized by society.
directed by Lu Ying, fl. 2014; produced by Lu Ying, fl. 2014 (Seattle, WA: Privately Published, 2017), 33 mins
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Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century
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edited by Chris Mounsey, fl. 1998 (Lanham, MD and Lewisburg, PA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and Bucknell University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 280 page(s)
The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century explores disabled people who lived in the eighteenth century. The first four essays consider philosophical writing dating between 1663 and 1788, when the understanding of disability altered dramatically. We begin with Margaret Cavendish, whose natural philosophy rej...
edited by Chris Mounsey, fl. 1998 (Lanham, MD and Lewisburg, PA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and Bucknell University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 280 page(s)
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Accessible Citizenships: Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico
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written by Julie A. Minich, 1977- (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 241 page(s)
Accessible Citizenships examines Chicana/o cultural representations that conceptualize political community through images of disability. Working against the assumption that disability is a metaphor for social decay or political crisis, Julie Avril Minich analyzes literature, film, and visual art post-1980 in which...
written by Julie A. Minich, 1977- (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 241 page(s)
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written by Ephraim Shoham-Steiner, 1968-; in On the Margins of a Minority: Leprosy, Madness, and Disability among the Jews of Medieval Europe (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2014), 1-38
In medieval Europe, the much larger Christian population regarded Jews as their inferiors, but how did both Christians and Jews feel about those who were marginalized within the Ashkenazi Jewish community? In On the Margins of a Minority: Leprosy, Madness, and Disability among the Jews of Medieval Europe, author E...
written by Ephraim Shoham-Steiner, 1968-; in On the Margins of a Minority: Leprosy, Madness, and Disability among the Jews of Medieval Europe (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2014), 1-38
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Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization, Disability in the Ottoman Arab World, 1500-1800
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written by Sara Scalenghe, 1970-, in Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 220 page(s)
Physical, sensory, and mental impairments can influence an individual's status in society as much as the more familiar categories of gender, class, religion, race, and ethnicity. This was especially true of the early modern Arab Ottoman world, where being judged able or disabled impacted every aspect of a person's...
written by Sara Scalenghe, 1970-, in Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 220 page(s)
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Can I Call You?
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directed by Benjamin Rosloff, fl. 2014; produced by Sproutflix (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2014), 3 mins
Ben is a young man looking for the perfect relationship but wonders if the fact that he has autism changes the way girls relate to him.
directed by Benjamin Rosloff, fl. 2014; produced by Sproutflix (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2014), 3 mins
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As a response to real or imagined subordination, popular culture reflects the everyday experience of ordinary people and has the capacity to subvert the hegemonic order. Drawing on central theoretical approaches in the field of critical disability studies, this book examines disability across a number of internati...
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written by Jan Grue, 1981-; in Disability and Discourse Analysis, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), 1-19
Disability studies has engaged with discourse analysis in key works both from the UK and the USA. While the perspectives and analyses of discourse analysis have proved well suited for exploring disability, however, its methods have not been sufficiently developed in a disability studies context. Conversely, discou...
written by Jan Grue, 1981-; in Disability and Discourse Analysis, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), 1-19
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