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Friday, December 2, 2011

Latest Issue of Review of Disability Studies Now Online

Check out the latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies: An
International Journa <>l<>.
This super double issue, Volume 7, Issues 3&4, features a forum on
employment edited by Stephanie Patterson and Pamela Block, as well as
additional research articles, creative works, book reviews, and disability
studies dissertation abstracts. Also check out the updated rds
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and podcast <>.

The electronic version of RDS is free online. Print subscriptions start at
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*A table of contents for Volume 7, Issues 3&4 is listed below. Enjoy!*

Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal

Volume 7, Issues 3 & 4

Copyright 2011

Table of Contents

Editorial: Learning Stuff We Don’t Know

Megan Conway, Ph.D., Managing Editor

Forum: Disability and Employment


Guest Editors Stephanie Patterson & Pamela Block, Stony Brook University,
New York USA

Deserving of Charity or Deserving of Better? The Continuing Legacy of the
1834 Poor Law Amendment Act for Britain’s Deaf Population

Martin Atherton, University of Central Lancashire, Preston UK

“Useless”: Disability, Slave Labor, and Contradiction on Antebellum
Southern Plantations

Dea H. Boster, Columbus State Community College, Ohio USA

Electioneering and Activism at the Turn of the Century and the Politics of
Disablement: The Legacy of E. T. Kingsley (1856-1929)

Ravi A. Malhotra, University of Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Disability and Work in Colonial Ghana: Social Orthopaedics and the
Rehabilitation of Disabled African Soldiers during World War Two

Jeff D. Grischow, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Research Articles

Disability Studies Pedagogy: Engaging Dissonance and Meaning Making

Kathleen M Hulgin, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio USA

Susan O'Connor, Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

E. F. Fitch, University of Cincinnati Clermont College, Cincinnati, Ohio USA

Margaret Gutsell, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio USA

Disability in the Far East: Japan’s Social Transformation in Perceptions of
People with Disabilities

Miho Iwakuma, Kyoto University, Japan

Paulo Freire, Disability, and Sociological Consciousness in a Southern
Metropolis: The Knoxville Mayor’s Council on Disability Issues

Matthew Randall West, The University of Alabama, Birmingham USA

Infusing Disability Culture into Multicultural Courses in Counselor
Education Programs

Sheri Ann Rawlings & Terri Longhurst, University of Wyoming USA

Creative Work

Ethnographing the Garden

Rama Cousik, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW),
Indiana USA

Book and Media Reviews

Moon on the Meadow: Collected Poems

Reviewed by Aimée Gramblin

Representing Disability in an Ableist World: Essay on Mass Media

Reviewed by Steven E. Brown

 The Power to Spring Up: Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Students
with Significant Disabilities

Reviewed by Frank R. Rusch

Dissertation Abstracts

Disability Studies Dissertation Abstracts

Compiled by Jonathon Erlen, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

*Megan A. Conway, Ph.D.*

*Assistant Professor, Center on Disability Studies
Managing Editor, Review of Disability Studies <>**
Training Coordinator, Students with Disabilities as Diverse Learners

Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
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