Occupying disability : critical approaches to community, justice, and decolonizing disability / Pamela Block, Devva Kasnitz, Akemi Nishida, Nick Pollard, editors.

"This book explores the concept of 'occupation' in disability well beyond traditional clinical formulations of disability: it considers disability not in terms of pathology or impairment, but as a range of unique social identities and experiences that are shaped by visible or invisibl...

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Other Authors: Block, Pamela (Editor)
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Published: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • Occupying disability : an introduction / Pamela Block, Devva Kasnitz, Akemi Nishida, and Nick Pollard
  • Krips, cops and occupy : reflections from Oscar Grant Plaza / Sunaura Taylor, Marg Hall, Jessica Lehman, Rachel Liebert, Akemi Nishida, and Jean Steward
  • Minamata : disability and the sea of sorrow / Mami Aoyama
  • Movements at war? disability and anti-occupation activism in Israel / Liat Ben-Moshe
  • Landings : decolonizing disability,indigeneity and poetic methods / Petra Kuppers
  • Occupying autism : rhetoric, involuntarity, and the meaning of autistic lives / Melanie Yergeau
  • Scenes and encounters, bodies and abilities : devising performance with Cyrff Ystwyth / Margaret Ames
  • Artistic therapeutic treatment, colonialism & spectacle : a Brazilian tale / Marta Peres, Francine Albeiro de Camargo, Jose Octavio Pompeu e Silva, and Pamela Block
  • A situational analysis of persons with disabilities in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago : education and employment policy imperatives / Annicia Gayle-Geddes
  • Neoliberal academia and a critique of disability studies / Akemi Nishida
  • Soul searching occupations : critical reflections on occupational therapy's commitment to social justice, disability rights, and participation / Mansha Mirza, Susan Magasi, and Joy Hammel
  • Refusing to go away : the Ida Benderson Seniors Action Group / Denise M. Nepveux
  • Why bother talking? on having cerebral palsy and speech impairment : preserving and promoting oral communication through occupational community and communities practice / Rick Stoddart and David Turnbull
  • Occupying seats, occupying space, occupying time : deaf young adults in vocational training centers in Bangalore, India / Michele Friedner
  • My world, my experience with occupy Wall Street and how we can go further / Nick Dupree
  • Beyond policy - a real life journey of engagement and involvement / Stephanie de la Haye
  • Self advocacy and self determination for youth with disability and their parents during school transition planning / Eva L. Rodriguez
  • Should robots be personal assistants? / Katherine D. Seelman
  • Crab and yoghurt / Tobias Hecht
  • Occupying disability studies in Brazil / Anahi Guedes de Mello, Pamela Block, and Adriano Henrique Nuerberg
  • Black & blue : policing disability & poverty beyond occupy / Leroy F. Moore Jr., Tiny aka Lisa Gray-Garcia, and Emmitt H. Thrower
  • Blindness and occupation : personal observations and reflections / Rikki Chaplin
  • Surviving Stevenage / Roy Birch, Ann Copeland, Geoff Clarke, Neil Hopkins, Rosie Berry, Richard J.N. Copeland, STL, Bruce James, CYNTH, Paul Evans, Darren Messenger, Lucia Birch, and Andrew H. Smith
  • If disability is a dance, who is the choreographer? a conversation about life occupations, art, movement / Neil Marcus, Devva Kasnitz, and Pamela Block
  • Critical approaches to community, justice and decolonizing disability : editors' summary / Pamela Block, Devva Kasnitz, Akemi Nishida, and Nick Pollard
  • Science (fiction), hope and love : conclusions / Pamela Block, Devva Kasnitz, Akemi Nishida, and Nick Pollard.