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Disability Studies

Introduction

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Disability Studies is an interdisciplinary field that examines the experiences of individuals with disabilities. A broad range of academic disciplines contributes to the knowledge base of disability studies, including sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, political science, law, architecture, and literature. The discipline emphasizes that research in this area should be inclusive of all varieties of physical as well as mental differences. --- from The Praeger Handbook of Special Education

Here is a brief introduction to this topic from the Purdue Writing Lab.

And here is a non-exhaustive reading list highlights some of the key debates and conceptual shifts in disability studies from Jstor.

This guide highlights SFC Library’s resources for researching Disability Studies related topics. 

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