RDS v14i1 Release - The Crip, The Fat and The Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation and Affirmation


Introduction

The Crip, The Fat and The Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation and Affirmation

Guest Forum Editors:Dr. Jen Slater, Sheffield Hallam University & Dr. Kirsty Liddiard, School of Education, University of Sheffield - United Kingdom
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“Welcome to this special forum, The Crip, The Fat and The Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation and Affirmation. Our original desire in putting out this call was to critically explore the processes and politics of austerity upon diverse and marginalized embodiments in neoliberal and advanced capitalist times. Global austerity has a far reach, often into, around, behind, beyond and alongside the body. Global austerity routinely categorizes body-minds[i] in terms of productivity, value, cost, ability and aesthetics. Body-minds are positioned vis-a-vis global austerity as a site for social order, economic possibility, progression, and big business...”

Forum Research Articles

My Infectious Encounters as an Autistic Epidemic

Jessica L. Benham, MA, University of Pittsburgh - United States, Pennsylvania
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Reclaiming the Margins in The Face of The Quantified Self

Gabi Schaffzin, University of California, San Diego-Department of Visual Arts - United States, California
Read article at http://bit.ly/RDSJ_813

Working to Feel Better or Feeling Better to Work? Discourses of Wellbeing in Austerity Reality TV

Rowan Voirrey Sandle, Katy Day, PhD, & Tom Muskett, PhD, Leeds Beckett University, School of Social Science, Psychology  - United Kingdom
Read article at http://bit.ly/RDS_821

NoBody’s Perfect: Charm, Willfulness and Resistance

Maria Tsakiri, PhD -Cyprus
Read article at http://bit.ly/RDSJ_823

Editorial -

RDS Commitment to Honoring Diversity

Megan Conway, PhD, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa - Hawaii
Read article at http://bit.ly/RDSJ_875

Creative Works -

A Conversation about film, activism and social media with Disability Activist/Filmmaker Dominick M. Evans

Raphael Raphael, PhD, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa - Guatemala
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Notes from the Field -

Online Professional Development: 'Talking With Pictures': Photovoice - June 2-10, 2018

Genesis Leong, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa - United States, Hawaii
Course registration http://bit.ly/CDSphoto
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Disability Studies 2018 Fall Online Courses

Genesis Leong, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa - United States, Hawaii
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Call for Presentations: Disability Studies 2019 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity

Genesis Leong, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa - United States, Hawaii
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Dissertations and Abstracts -

Dissertation & Abstracts v14i2

Jonathon Erlen, PhD & Megan Conway, PhD United States, Pennsylvania & Hawaii
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