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 91 | WORD Downloads 9 PDF Downloads 15

Disability and Multilingualism:

Sona Kazemi, Hemachandran Karah
Abstract 267 | WORD Downloads 25 PDF Downloads 52

Page 2

Research Articles and Essays

When You Knead Structure:

Karly Ball
Abstract 140 | WORD Downloads 12 PDF Downloads 22

Page 3

Global Perspective on Disability Studies

The Engraved Lighter / İşlemeli Çakmak

Nibel Genc; Zeynep Genc
Abstract 140 | WORD Downloads 9 PDF Downloads 18

Page 22

Creative Works

Poems

Johnson Cheu
Abstract 78 | WORD Downloads 12 PDF Downloads 9

Safe Dreamlike Portraits:

Michaela Oteri
Abstract 61 | WORD Downloads 8 PDF Downloads 5

Multimedia

Complexities of Advocacy Alliances

Kara Ayers
Abstract 213 | WORD Downloads 12 PDF Downloads 50

Page 3

Notes from the Field

Book Release:

Raphael Raphael
Abstract 102 | WORD Downloads 24 PDF Downloads 13

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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.