Elizabeth Ellcessor is Assistant Professor of media studies at the University of Virginia.
"Ellcessor calls for cultural collaboration that does not exclude
disability culture or attempt to erase disability culture in the
name of universal design."-Choice
"Restricted Access transforms our understanding of what 'access' means in an age when so much writing on new media fetishizes participation. Elizabeth Ellcessor reveals the ways in which ability, culture, and technology are all entangled in questions of accessibility. Timely and sophisticated, Ellcessor's book is a major advance in media studies and disability studies, and will also be of great interest to scholars in policy."-Jonathan Sterne,author of MP3: The Meaning of a Format