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Title Ableism in academia : theorising experiences of disabilities and chronic illnesses in higher education / edited by Nicole Brown and Jennifer Leigh
Published London : UCL PRESS, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 245 pages)
Series Non-aggregator electronic books
Contents Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of figures and tables -- List of contributors -- Preface -- Introduction: Theorising ableism in academia -- 1. The significance of crashing past gatekeepers of knowledge: Towards full participation of disabled scholars in ableist academic structures -- 2. I am not disabled: Difference, ethics, critique and refusal of neoliberal academic selves -- 3. Disclosure in academia: A sensitive issue -- 4. Fibromyalgia and me -- 5. A practical response to ableism in leadership in UK higher education
6. Autoimmune actions in the ableist academy -- 7. 'But you don't look disabled': Non-visible disabilities, disclosure and being an 'insider' in disability research and 'other' in the disability movement and academia -- 8. Invisible disability, unacknowledged diversity -- 9. Imposter -- 10. Internalised ableism: Of the political and the personal -- 11. From the personal to the political: Ableism, activism and academia -- 12. The violence of technicism: Ableism as humiliation and degrading treatment -- 13. A little bit extra -- Concluding thoughts: Moving forward -- Afterword -- Index
Summary Ableism in Academia provides an interdisciplinary outlook on the subject of ableism by theorising and conceptualising what it means to be outside the stereotypical norm as a worker in higher education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Access requirements: Web browser, internet access, PDF reader. NRRI
Subject College students with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc
Discrimination against people with disabilities.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Sociology of disability.
Universities and colleges -- Employees -- Legal status, laws, etc
College students with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Discrimination against people with disabilities.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Sociology of disability.
Universities and colleges -- Employees -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Genre/Form Livres numériques.
Form Electronic book
Author Brown, Nicole, editor.
Leigh, Jennifer, editor.
ISBN 1787354970
1787355004
1787355012
9781787354975
9781787355002
9781787355019