Книга: Peter Gibilisco «The Politics of Disability»

The Politics of Disability

We are confronted by neoliberalism and the inhumane consequences of its economic policies. The claim that "there is no alternative" to profit-making simply denies basic features of everyday reality. The Politics of Disability asks: Just where does all of this leave people with disabilities? What are their alternatives? They are among the most downtrodden people, frequently treated as losers for not trying hard enough. This meritocratic principle is antiquated and yet as a basic element of a political system it means that here is at most a little left-over welfare for those with disabilities. In The Politics of Disability the author suggests that there are alternatives and points to what he believes is a better way. Reviews : "Peter Gibilisco's insightful analysis reveals both how contemporary forms of social exclusion and inequality have emerged, and also how it is possible for individuals and groups to struggle to seek and to achieve social change so as to bring...

Издательство: "Книга по Требованию" (2014)

ISBN: 9781771431552

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