Disability Studies Quarterly

Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ) is the journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities. It represents the full range of methods, epistemologies, perspectives, and content that the multidisciplinary field of disability studies embraces. DSQ is committed to developing theoretical and practical knowledge about disability and to promoting the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in society. (ISSN: 1041-5718; eISSN: 2159-8371)


Vol 34, No 4 (2014): General Issue

Table of Contents

Prefatory Matter

Editor's Introduction HTML
Bruce Henderson

Humanities, Arts, and Media

Cartographies of Friendship, Desire, and Home; Notes on surviving neoliberal security regimes HTML
Debanuj DasGupta
Throw Yo' Voice Out: Disability as a Desirable Practice in Hip-Hop Vocal Performance HTML
Alex S. Porco
If You Don’t Know Me by Now: The Failure of Care in “Bartleby, The Scrivener” HTML
Kari Nixon
The Autistic Detective: Sherlock Holmes and his Legacy HTML
Sonya Freeman Loftis
“I be Dawg”: Intellectual Disability and the Animal Other in the Works of William Faulkner HTML
S. A. Larson
Disabled Capital: A Narrative of Attention Deficit Disorder in the Classroom Through the Lens of Bourdieu’s Capital HTML
Jared David Berezin
Unsmoothing the Cyborg: Technology and the Body in Integrated Dance HTML
Margaret M. Quinlan, Benjamin R. Bates

Social Sciences, Policy, and Applied Research

Changing Times: Self-disclosure and the Representational Styles of Legislators with Physical Disabilities HTML
Richard K. Scotch, Sally Friedman
Determining “Best Interests” in End-of-Life Decisions for the Developmentally Disabled: Minnesota State Guardians and Wards HTML
Mary Lay Schuster, Ann L. Russell, Dianne Bartels, Holli Kelly-Trombley
Supporting institution-to-community transitions for people with psychiatric disabilities: Findings and implications from a participatory action research project HTML
Andrea Gossett Zakrajsek, Mansha Mirza, Nathan Kai-Cheong Chan, Tom Wilson, Mark Karner, Joy Hammel
The Tale of Two Civil Societies: Comparing disability rights movements in Nicaragua and Uruguay HTML
Stephen Meyers, Elizabeth Lockwood
Perceptions of disability among parents of children with disabilities in Nicaragua: Implications for future opportunities and health care access HTML
Susan B Matt
Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Kenya: Challenges and Prospects HTML
M.J. Chomba, S.G. Mukuria, P.W. Kariuki, S. Tumuti, B.A. Bunyasi
Sites of Normalcy: Understanding Online Education as Prosthetic Technology HTML
Marie Moeller, Julie Jung
An Examination of Violence Practiced against Disabled Brazilians in Relation to Sustainable Development HTML
Lyusyena Kirakosyan
Human Rights and Neoliberalism in Australian Welfare to Work Policy: Experiences and Perceptions of People with Disabilities and Disability Stakeholders HTML
Sarah Parker Harris, Randall Owen, Karen R Fisher, Robert Gould

Creative Works

Mzungu HTML
Brent Carson Elder

Book and Film Reviews

The Giver: Movie Review HTML
Alan Santinele Martino, Vanja Spirić
Review of The Politics of Race, Class, and Special Education: The Selected Works of Sally Tomlinson HTML
David J. Connor


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