About the Journal

Since 2003, RDS has published over 500 authors from around 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 our understanding of disability.                                                       

 

Current Issue

Vol. 17 No. 1 (2021): Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, Volume 17, Issue 1

The Review of Disability Studies (RDS) is an anonymous 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.

Published: 2021-03-31

Editorial

Editorial

Raphael Raphael
Abstract 110 | WORD Downloads 21 PDF Downloads 16

Disability and Multilingualism:

Sona Kazemi, Hemachandran Karah
Abstract 308 | WORD Downloads 35 PDF Downloads 62

Page 2

Research Articles and Essays

When You Knead Structure:

Karly Ball
Abstract 203 | WORD Downloads 21 PDF Downloads 36

Page 3

Global Perspective on Disability Studies

The Engraved Lighter / İşlemeli Çakmak

Nibel Genc; Zeynep Genc
Abstract 163 | WORD Downloads 22 PDF Downloads 20

Page 22

Creative Works

Poems

Johnson Cheu
Abstract 100 | WORD Downloads 22 PDF Downloads 13

Safe Dreamlike Portraits:

Michaela Oteri
Abstract 81 | WORD Downloads 18 PDF Downloads 9

Multimedia

Complexities of Advocacy Alliances

Kara Ayers
Abstract 237 | WORD Downloads 23 PDF Downloads 56

Page 3

Notes from the Field

Book Release:

Raphael Raphael
Abstract 124 | WORD Downloads 35 PDF Downloads 15

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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.