H-Disability is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the experience and phenomenon of 'disability.' H-Disability was established in response to the growing academic interest and expanding scholarly literature on issues of disability throughout the world.

Recent Content

Author: 
Cristina Hanganu-Bresch, Carol Berkenkotter
Reviewer: 
Allan Beveridge

Beveridge on Hanganu-Bresch and Berkenkotter, 'Diagnosing Madness: The Discursive Construction of the Psychiatric Patient, 1850-1920'

Cristina Hanganu-Bresch, Carol Berkenkotter. Diagnosing Madness: The Discursive Construction of the Psychiatric Patient, 1850-1920. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2019. xii + 180 pp. $51.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64336-025-6.

Reviewed by Allan Beveridge (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Disability (April, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

LTF Assistant Professor opportunity with Disability Studies at Ryerson University

The School of Disability Studies at Ryerson University is hiring a Limited Term Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking national and international applicants with experience in teaching social research methods.


Job details can be found in Ryerson University's official posting here: https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/preview.cfm?posting_id=540271.

Author: 
Deborah Blythe Doroshow
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Doroshow, 'Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children'

Deborah Blythe Doroshow. Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. ix + 335 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-62143-2.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (April, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)