Doing Disability in Theory and in Everyday Life


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Doing Disability in Theory and in Everyday Life
What do Educators Need Disability to Be?
The great connective narratives of capitalism and class drive the engines of social reproduction, but do not, in themselves, provide a foundational frame for those modes of social identification and political affect that form around issues of sexuality, race, feminism, the lifeworld of refugees or migrants, or the deathly social destiny of AIDS.
(Bhabha, The Location of Culture, 6)
The above quote, from Homi Bhabha’s The Location of Culture, represents an appropriate opening to this paper on the appearance of disability in Western education systems. Bhabha suggests that while social reproduction in our society is driven by capitalism and...
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