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Record number 424200
Title Wearing the arm (or not). Reconceptualising notions of in- and exclusion in Disability Studies
Author(s) Hoogsteyns, M.; Horst, H.M. van der
Source Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research 15 (2012)1. - ISSN 1501-7419 - p. 58 - 69.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15017419.2012.679687
Department(s) Sociology of Consumption and Households
WASS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Abstract In the last few years the social model in Disability Studies has been criticized for focussing too much on social and environmental factors in mechanisms of in- and exclusion and overlooking the materiality and embodied experience of disability. In this article we look at the specific ways in which an assistive technology can give shape to mechanisms of in- and exclusion. We study the biographic narratives of two women who use(d) an arm prosthesis. As a result, new notions of what in- and exclusion can entail for people and how they come about are formulated.
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