Feminist, Queer, Crip

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Feminist, Queer, Crip

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by Alison Kafer (2013)

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  • Paperback: 276 pages
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press; 1 edition (May 1 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0253009340
  • ISBN-13: 978-0253009340

Status: Available

Description:

In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness, Kafer rejects the idea of disability as a pre-determined limit. She juxtaposes theories, movements, and identities such as environmental justice, reproductive justice, cyborg theory, transgender politics, and disability that are typically discussed in isolation and envisions new possibilities for crip futures and feminist/queer/crip alliances. This bold book goes against the grain of normalization and promotes a political framework for a more just world.