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The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability by Susan Wendell

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Susan Wendell Has Lived With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (myalgic Encephalomyelitis) Since 1985. In The Rejected Body, She Connects Her Own Experience Of Illness To Feminist Theory And The Literature Of Disability. The Rejected Body Argues That Feminist Theorizing Has Been Skewed Toward Non-disabled Experience, And That The Knowledge Of People With Disabilities Must Be Integrated Into Feminist Ethics, Discussions Of Bodily Life, And The Criticism Of The Cognitive And Social Authority Of Medicine. 1. Who Is Disabled? Defining Disability -- 2. The Social Construction Of Disability -- 3. Disability As Difference -- 4. The Flight From The Rejected Body -- 5. The Cognitive And Social Authority Of Medicine -- 6. Disability And Feminist Ethics -- 7. Feminism, Disability, And Transcendence Of The Body. Susan Wendell. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 197-206). This 1996 Routledge Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780415910477 SKU: 1310624 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.