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Published: 2021-07-01


Global Perspectives Editorial

Hemachandran Karah, Sona Kazemi
Abstract 246 | PDF Downloads 129 WORD Downloads 132

Editorial: Lessons Not Lost

Raphael Raphael
Abstract 194 | PDF Downloads 99 WORD Downloads 132

Research Articles and Essays

DPO membership has immediate transactional benefits as well as personal impact

Nicole Butcher, Prerana Singh, Nathan Grills, Fairlene Soji
Abstract 8055 | PDF Downloads 172 WORD Downloads 166

“Nothing About Us Without Us”: Involving People with Dementia in Qualitative Research

Margaret Oldfield
Abstract 1722 | PDF Downloads 465 WORD Downloads 162

Creative Works

Poems by Glenn Merrilees

Glenn Merrilees
Abstract 160 | PDF Downloads 102 WORD Downloads 131

Global Perspective on Disability Studies

A Theatre Production by Acid Attack Survivors

Sona Kazemi
Abstract 250 | PDF Downloads 118 WORD Downloads 114


Book Review: Jasbir K. Puar's The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability

Ian Hosbach
Abstract 666 | PDF Downloads 415 WORD Downloads 156

Notes from the Field

Hello from PHAME Academy

Jenny Stadler
Abstract 141 | PDF Downloads 77 WORD Downloads 113

Summer 2021 Disability and Diversity Calendar: Calls, Awards, Conferences

Genesis Leong
Abstract 199 | PDF Downloads 150 WORD Downloads 128

RDS Journal Call for Proposals Special Issue: Disability and Film and Media

Beth A. Haller, Lawrence Carter-Long
Abstract 378 | PDF Downloads 121 WORD Downloads 128

Disability Activism and Advocacy Resources: We Can Do This

Pat Morrissey
Abstract 194 | PDF Downloads 91 WORD Downloads 129

Course Announcement: Literary and Cultural Disability Studies: An Exploration

Hemachandran Karah
Abstract 340 | PDF Downloads 110 WORD Downloads 116

Dissertations and Abstracts

Abstract 855 | PDF Downloads 88 WORD Downloads 127