Drifting down the Gulf Stream: navigating the cultures of disability studies

Journal article citation:
Disability and Society, 19(7), December 2004, pp.721-733.
Taylor and Francis,

Explores divergent theoretical developments in UK and US disability studies and posits some explanations for these differing trajectories. History, politics, space, place and the search for identity have all played important roles. These emergent and hotly debated developments add a wealth of material to the epistemological project. The question remains as to what explanatory power discourses developed within western metropolitan national cultures have for exploring the experience of disability in cultures on the peripheries.

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physical disabilities;
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