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The Imperfect Historian

The Imperfect Historian

Disability Histories in Europe
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Contents: Sebastian Barsch/Anne Klein/Pieter Verstraete: The need for imperfection: Disability histories in Europe - Peter Horn/Bianca Frohne: On the fluidity of 'disability' in Medieval and Early Modern societies. Opportunities and strategies in a new field of research - Patrick Schmidt: No need for assimilation? Narratives about disabled persons and their social integration in eighteenth-century periodicals - Paul van Trigt: The imperfection of narrative: Sensory history and the inclusion of blind people in Dutch society in the twentieth century - Annemieke van Drenth: Care and curiosity: Ida Frye and the first boy with autism in the 1930s in the Netherlands - David Leenen: Governing the cripple(s) - Hilary Malatino: Queer monsters: Foucault, «hermaphroditism» and disability studies - Gildas Bregain: An entangled perspective on disability history: The disability protests in Argentina, Brazil and Spain, 1968-1982 - Sebastian Barsch: The globalisation of disability: Rise and fall of Facilitated Communication in Germany - Gaby Admon-Rick: The rise of percentages: Encrypting disabled bodies in British Mandate Palestine and Israel, 1930-1956 - José Martínez Pérez/Mercedes Del Cura: Work injuries, scientific management and the production of disabled bodies in Spain, 1920-1936 - Jitka Sinecka: Peeping over the wall: Communism, Goffman and the deinstitutionalisation of people with autism in the Czech Republic - Anna Piotrowska: Disabled musicians and musicology - Pieter Verstraete: HIV/AIDS and disability history - Anne Klein: From biopolitics to ethics of disability: Voices on decolonisation and anti-psychiatry in France, 1945-1975 - Henri-Jacques Stiker: Disability history for the Twenty-First Century.
Winner of the DHA 2014 Outstanding Publication Award.

Since the end of the 20th century, «disability» has become a new and effective research instrument. One of the most important fields that currently make use of «disability» as an analytical tool is history. In this collection of historical essays the editors have assembled innovative methodological approaches for doing disability history as well as new and inspiring case-studies. The book is structured into four main parts: Challenging methodologies, power and identity, travelling knowledge and emerging geographies. In close reference to on-going theoretical discussions it not only contributes heavily to the understanding of how and why «disability» became a problem for human societies. At the heart of the reader one also finds the preoccupation of promoting the potentiality of «disability» for future historical research.

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    Europa; Cultural Studies; Kulturwissenschaften; Wissenschaft / Kulturwissenschaften; Bildung; Pädagogik; Geschichte / Theorie, Philosophie; Europa / Geschichte, Kulturgeschichte; Tradition; Überlieferung

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Autor: Sebastian Barsch
ISBN-13: 9783631636596
ISBN: 3631636598
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 280
Gewicht: 468 g
Format: 218x156x23 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: Sebastian Barsch, Anne Klein, Pieter Verstraete
Sebastian Barsch is post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cologne (Germany).
Anne Klein is lecturer/researcher at the University of Cologne and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn (Germany).
Pieter Verstraete is assistant professor for the History of Education at the Katholieke Universeit Leuven (Belgium).
Next to other research in history they share an interest in the history of disability, power and identity.

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Autor: Sebastian Barsch
ISBN-13:: 9783631636596
ISBN: 3631636598
Erscheinungsjahr: 29.05.2013
Verlag: Lang, Peter GmbH
Gewicht: 468g
Seiten: 280
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 218x156x23 mm, Illustrations