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Disability Studies and Spanish CultureFilms, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Disability Studies and Spanish Culture: Films, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Benjamin Fraser

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318702
eISBN:
9781846317965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318702.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is the first book to use a Disability Studies approach to understanding cultural production in Spain. The author takes on a range of cultural products—from film to literature to the ... More

No Heavenly Delusion?A Comparative Study of Three Communal Movements

No Heavenly Delusion?: A Comparative Study of Three Communal Movements

Michael Tyldesley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236085
eISBN:
9781846313677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313677
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book analyses three movements of communal living — the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde — all of which can trace their origins to the German Youth Movement of the first part ... More

Postcolonial AsylumSeeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

David Farrier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is concerned with asylum as a key emerging postcolonial field. Through an engagement with asylum legislation, legal theory and ethics, it argues that the exclusionary culture of host ... More

Representing AutismCulture, Narrative, Fascination

Representing Autism: Culture, Narrative, Fascination

Stuart Murray

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310911
eISBN:
9781846314667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314667
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

From concerns of an ‘autism epidemic’ to the MMR vaccine crisis, autism is a source of peculiar fascination in the contemporary media. Discussion of the condition has been largely framed within ... More

Representing EpilepsyMyth and Matter

Representing Epilepsy: Myth and Matter

Jeannette Stirling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312373
eISBN:
9781846316173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316173
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

At least 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy. This book seeks to understand the epileptic body as a literary or figurative device intelligible beyond a medical framework. The author argues that ... More

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