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We have been publishing RDS since 2003 and have published  over 500 authors from all over the world. One of only a handful of peer-reviewed Disability Studies journals in the world, the Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) is a quarterly online, open-access journal that provides an international forum for people with disabilities, academics, professionals, artists and creators from all backgrounds and expertise to express ideas relevant to disability studies and people with disabiliti
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Revealing the latest advancements in international disability studies in Australia & India, Canada, Ghana, Hawaii, and Saudi Arabia. Including a special 'aloha' & farewell editorial from our long-time Editor-in-Chief, Megan A. Conway. We are thankful for all of your dedication in making the journal a success and we look forward to your next journey in life. http://bit.ly/RDSv15i2


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Current Issue

Vol 15 No 3 (2019): Disability and Shame, Volume 15, Issue 3

Published: 2019-10-02

Forum - Disability and Shame

Disability and Shame: Special Issue Forum Introduction

Stephanie Patterson, Dana Baker, John Y. Jones
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A Counter-Narrative to Shame in Namibia

Maggie Bartlett
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Dealing with Shame: Saudi Mothers’ Responses to Their Children’s Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Mona F Sulaimani, Dianne M Gut
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Mental Health Disabilities, Shame and the Family: The Good, the Bad, the Chosen, and the Imagined

Cassandra Evans
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The Cultural and Religious Production of Disability Shame and the Saving Power of Heretical Bodies

Michelle Mary Lelwica
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Three Dimensions in the Register of Shame

Jean-Pierre Tabin, Monika Piecek, Céline Perrin, Isabelle Probst
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An Everyday Situation

Anna Faroqhi
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Ann's Scan

Ann Millett-Gallant
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Courage to Write Out my LD shAMe

David Isaac Hernandez-Saca
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LD ShAMe

David Isaac Hernandez-Saca
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Liminality

Lisa Boskovich
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Out From the Halls

Lisa Boskovich
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RELDEASE!

David Isaac Hernández-Saca
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We Walk Through Corridors

Lisa Boskovich
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Where is My LD Pride?

David Isaac Hernández-Saca
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Who am I as it Relates to LD?

David Isaac Hernández-Saca
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The Review of Disability Studies (RDS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access academic journal that is targeted towards any person interested in disability studies. We have readers and authors from all over the world. We accept submissions in English of a scholarly nature covering a range of disciplines within disability studies as well as creative works expressing ideas in the area of disability. The RDS journal contains the following sections: 1. Research and Essays; 2. Topical Forums; 3. Creative Works; 4. Global Perspective on Disability Studies; 5. Multi-Media Review; 6. Notes from the Field; 7. Dissertation Abstracts. The journal is published four times a year, and each issue runs approximately 50 pages.