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Minority Body

Minority Body :A Theory of Disability

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Format : Hardback
Publisher : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780198732587
Publication Year : 2016
Language : English

Elizabeth Barnes argues compellingly that disability is primarily a social phenomenon-a way of being a minority, a way of facing social oppression, but not a way of being inherently or intrinsically worse off. To be physically disabled is not to have a defective body, but simply to have a minority body.