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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

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 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

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

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

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