- Machine generated contents note: I.The Political Economy of Disability -- ch. 1 Marxism and Disability -- ch. 2 The New Reserve Army of Labor? -- ch. 3 Disability and Capitalist Globalization -- ch. 4 A Brief History of Wal-Mart and Disability Discrimination -- II.Civil Rights and Retreats -- ch. 5 Backlash and Structural Inequality -- ch. 6 What Disability Civil Rights Cannot Do -- ch. 7 Supreme Injustice: Disability and the Judiciary -- ch. 8 Handicapitalism Makes Its Debut -- III.Disability Incarcerated -- ch. 9 Disablement, Prison, and Historical Segregation -- ch. 10 Stuck at the Nursing Home Door -- IV.The Social Security Complex -- ch. 11 Targeting Disability -- ch. 12 Between Dependence and Independence: Rethinking a Policy Wasteland -- V.Beyond Ramps -- ch. 13 "Crips Against War" -- ch. 14 Disability and the War Economy -- ch. 15 Un-Natural Disasters: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina -- ch. 16 The Affordable, Accessible Housing Crisis -- ch. 17 The United States versus the World -- VI.Body Politics: The Missing Link -- ch. 18 Dollars and Death: The Question of Physician-Assisted Suicide -- ch. 19 Eugenics and the "Sole Possible Economic Order".
- "This volume is both a useful introduction and an expansive resource for understanding the modern phenomenon of disability through a Marxist lens. In these accessible essays, Russell dives into everything from the theoretical to the topical, shedding light on what the category of 'disability' means and how it emerged, as well as discussing the history of social movements launched by people with disabilities against their oppression.
- 1608466868 (paperback)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-202) and index.
- Endowment Note:
- Donald, Arlene, Matthew, and Christopher, and Mary Mai Berchtold Libraries Endowment for Students with and Studies of Learning Disabilities
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