Introducing Disability Studies

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Ronald Berger provides students with a comprehensive, accessible introduction to the key themes and controversies in disability studies. This innovative textbook:<ul><li> provides historical context, from ancient times to the present</li><li> traces disability's impact throughout the life course</li><li> gives prominence to the voices of people with disabilities</li><li> explores popular culture’s role in distorting ideas about disability</li><li> addresses emerging ethical issues, such as the implications of genetic selection</li></ul> Illustrating the profound consequences of differing conceptions of physical, sensory, and cognitive impairments, Berger provides a solid foundation for making sense of disability as a social phenomenon.

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<strong>Ronald J. Berger</strong> is professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA. He is author of <em>Wheelchair Warrior: Gangs, Disability, and Basketball </em>and </em>Hoop Dreams on Wheels: Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete.</em>

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