Book/Printed Material Academic ableism : disability and higher education
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- Academic ableism : disability and higher education
- "Academic Ableism brings together disability studies and institutional critique to recognize the ways that disability is composed in and by higher education, and rewrites the spaces, times, and economies of disability in higher education to place disability front and center. For too long, argues Jay Timothy Dolmage, disability has been constructed as the antithesis of higher education, often positioned as a distraction, a drain, a problem to be solved. The ethic of higher education encourages students and teachers alike to accentuate ability, valorize perfection, and stigmatize anything that hints at intellectual, mental, or physical weakness, even as we gesture toward the value of diversity and innovation. Examining everything from campus accommodation processes, to architecture, to popular films about college life, Dolmage argues that disability is central to higher education, and that building more inclusive schools allows better education for all"--Back cover.
- Dolmage, Jay, author.
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- Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 
- Introduction -- Steep steps -- The retrofit -- Imaginary college students -- Universal design -- Disability on campus, on film: framing the failures of higher education -- Commencement.
- - College buildings--Barrier-free design
- - College students with disabilities
- - Discrimination against people with disabilities
- - Discrimination in higher education
- - People with disabilities--Education (Higher)
- - Sociology of disability
- - Universities and colleges--Sociological aspects
- - Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-222) and index.
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Dolmage, Jay, Author. Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ©, 2017] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020707050/.
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Dolmage, J. (2017) Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ©] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020707050/.
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Dolmage, Jay, Author. Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ©, 2017] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020707050/>.