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Rethinking Normalcy
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* Foreword by Geoffrey Reaume* Preface* Introduction* Part I: Disability Studies and the Question of Normalcy* Chapter 1: The Social Model in Context, Michael Oliver* Chapter 2: Disability History: Why We Need Another "Other," Catherine J. Kudlick* Chapter 3: Disability Studies: The Old and the New, Tanya Titchkosky* Chapter 4: Disability, Identity, and Representation: An Introduction, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson* Chapter 5: "Difference in Itself": Validating Disabled People's Lived Experience, James Overboe* Part II: Normalizing Suffering* Chapter 6: Coming Face-to-Face with Suffering, Rod Michalko* Chapter 7: When the Body Protests: New Versions of Activism, Diane Driedger* Chapter 8: To Be or Not to Be? Whose Question Is It, Anyway? Two Women with Disabilities Discuss the Right to Assisted Suicide, Tanis Doe and Barbara Ladouceur* Part III: Institutionalizing Normalcy * Chapter 9: Conspicuous Contribution and American Cultural Dilemmas: Telethon Rituals of Cleansing and Renewal, Paul K. Longmore* Chapter 10: Patients at Work: Insane Asylum Inmates' Labour in Ontario, 1841-1900, Geoffrey Reaume* Chapter 11: Discipline and Dehumanization in a Total Institution: Institutional Survivors' Descriptions of Time-out Rooms, Claudia Malacrida* Part IV: Law and Social Space* Chapter 12: Bending towards Justice, Marcia H. Rioux* Chapter 13: Legal Peripheries: Struggles over DisAbled Canadians' Places in Law, Society and Space, Vera Chouinard* Part V: Education, Technology, and Work* Chapter 14: Visible Minorities: Deaf, Blind, and Special Needs Adult Native Literacy Access, Charles Miller* Chapter 15: Negotiating Identities, Negotiating Environments: An Interpretation of the Experiences of Students with Disabilities, Jacqueline Low* Chapter 16: The Normality of Doing Things Differently: Bodies, Spaces, and Disability Geography, Nancy Hansen and Chris Philo* Chapter 17: Disability, Marginality, and the Nation-State-Negotiating Social Markers of Difference: Fahimeh's Story, Parin Dossa* Part VI: Global Interconnections and Local Challenges* Chapter 18: The Sexist Inheritance of the Disability Movement, Corbett Joan O'Toole* Chapter 19: Disabled Women: An Excluded Agenda of Indian Feminism, Anita Ghai* Chapter 20: We Were Never Identified: Feminism, Queer Theory, and a Disabled World, Robert McRuer* Chapter 21: Creating Community across Disability and Difference, Carla Rice, Hilde Zitzelsberger, Wendy Porch, and Esther Ignagni* Appendix: Students' Resources: Further Readings and Related Websites

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Tanya Titchkosky teaches Disability Studies in the Department of Humanities, Social Science and Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, as well as in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Women and Gender Studies Institute of U of T, and of the Honorary Research Association of the University of New Brunswick. Rod Michalko is teaching Disability Studies in the Equity Studies Program of New College, U of T. He is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies, OISE, and also participates in the Critical Disability Studies Program at York University. Titchkosky and Michalko have jointly authored five books and numerous articles in disability studies.

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In Rethinking Normalcy the editors provide an exciting and comprehensive collection of works that foreground the study of disability in Canada." - Jacqueline Low, Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick

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