Women, Disability and Identity

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Women, Disability and Identity

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9780761997009: Women, Disability and Identity

′This is a welcome addition to the literature on women with disabilities... it is a good resource for those working in international development, whether they are scholars, women with disabilities or policymakers′ - Gender and Development

This volume consists of critical and theoretical articles about women with disabilities in both developed and developing countries. Disabled women and their place in these societies has been a subject that has been neglected in the past, therefore these essays will fill a gap in the evolving literature on disability studies.

The nature of the problems faced by disabled women are such that they need to be addressed by both the feminist and disability movements. But the fact is that they remain invisible within the women′s movement at large. This volume, therefore, attempts to provide a space to women with disabilities in the global feminist literature and movement.

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Asha Hans, PhD, is Co-chair, Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy; former Professor of Political Science, and Founder Director, School of Women’s Studies, Utkal University, India. A leading campaigner of women’s rights, she has participated in the formulation of many conventions in the United Nations. She is the President of Sansristi―a gender resource centre. Her recently published books include Disability, Gender and the Trajectories of Power (2015) and The Gender Imperative: Human Security vs State Security (with Betty Reardon, 2010).

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`This is a welcome addition to the literature on women with disabilities... it is a good resource for those working in international development, whether they are scholars, women with disabilities or policymakers′ - Gender and Development

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