Disability Studies in India [electronic resource] : Interdisciplinary Perspectives / edited by Nilika Mehrotra
- Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2020.
- 1st ed. 2020.
- Physical Description:
- XIII, 318 pages 7 illustrations, 6 illustrations in color : online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Mehrotra, Nilika and SpringerLink (Online service)
- 1. Decolonising Disability Studies? Developing South Asia-specific approaches to understanding disability -- 2. Disorder, Disability, Difference: (Re)presenting Autism in India -- 3. Disability and Public Spaces: Universal Design Approaches -- 4. Ignorance of Disability: Some Epistemological Questions -- 5. Rethinking Monsters: Teaching disability studies through history and the Humanities -- 6. Service and Knowledge : The Emergence of Disability Studies Extension -- 7. Disability Education at Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi.
- This book examines the state of art in disability studies, focusing on the Indian context, as well as the broader South Asian situation. It presents interdisciplinary perspectives on the basic idea, evolution, practices and challenges of researching and teaching disability studies at various higher education institutions and in other civil society spaces. The chapters address a range of related themes, including activism, development policies, research, pedagogy, spatial and social access, caste and gender representations and rights-based discourses. Given the scope of its coverage, the book is of interest to scholars and students in area of humanities, education, law, sociology and social work, political science development and disability studies.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- text file PDF
- Part Of:
- Springer eBooks
View MARC record | catkey: 29986892