Reviews

Author: 
Joris Vandendriessche, Benoît Majerus, eds.
Reviewer: 
Anna Derksen

Derksen on Vandendriessche and Majerus, 'Medical Histories of Belgium: New Narratives on Health, Care and Citizenship in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Social Histories of Medicine, 41)'

Joris Vandendriessche, Benoît Majerus, eds. Medical Histories of Belgium: New Narratives on Health, Care and Citizenship in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Social Histories of Medicine, 41). Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2021. 400 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-5108-7

Author: 
Sandra M. Sufian
Reviewer: 
Madeline Burghardt

Burghardt on Sufian, 'Familial Fitness: Disability, Adoption, and Family in Modern America'

Sandra M. Sufian. Familial Fitness: Disability, Adoption, and Family in Modern America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2022. Illustrations. 360 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-80870-3; $210.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-80853-6.

Reviewed by Madeline Burghardt (University of Western Ontario) Published on H-Disability (October, 2022) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Donald A Grishkin, Leila Monaghan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Lockwood

Lockwood on Grishkin and Monaghan, 'Deaf Empowerment: Resistance and Decolonization'

Donald A Grishkin, Leila Monaghan, eds. Deaf Empowerment: Resistance and Decolonization. Wyoming: Elm Academic Press, 2021. 255 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-941614-34-1.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Lockwood (CBM Global Disability Inclusion) Published on H-Disability (October, 2022) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Allison P. Hobgood
Reviewer: 
Rosamund Oates

Oates on Hobgood, 'Beholding Disability in Renaissance England'

Allison P. Hobgood. Beholding Disability in Renaissance England. Corporealities: Discourses of Disability Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021. 282 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13236-2.

Reviewed by Rosamund Oates (Metropolitan Manchester University) Published on H-Disability (September, 2022) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Michelle R. Nario-Redmond
Reviewer: 
Charlotte Schreyer

Schreyer on Nario-Redmond, 'Ableism: The Causes and Consequence of Disability Prejudice'

Michelle R. Nario-Redmond. Ableism: The Causes and Consequence of Disability Prejudice. Contemporary Social Issues Series. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. 400 pp. $68.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-119-14207-2

Author: 
Jonathan Sterne
Reviewer: 
Nancy Hansen

Hansen on Sterne, 'Diminished Faculties: A Political Phenomenology of Impairment'

Jonathan Sterne. Diminished Faculties: A Political Phenomenology of Impairment. Durham: Duke University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 293 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-1770-7.

Reviewed by Nancy Hansen (University of Manitoba) Published on H-Disability (September, 2022) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Sonya Freeman Loftis
Reviewer: 
Deborah Fratz

Fratz on Freeman Loftis, 'Shakespeare and Disability Studies'

Sonya Freeman Loftis. Shakespeare and Disability Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. 115 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-886454-7.

Reviewed by Deborah Fratz (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater) Published on H-Disability (August, 2022) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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Author: 
Ally Day
Reviewer: 
Alice Brumby

Brumby on Day, 'The Political Economy of Stigma: HIV, Memoir, Medicine, and Crip Positionalities'

Ally Day. The Political Economy of Stigma: HIV, Memoir, Medicine, and Crip Positionalities. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2021. 208 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1478-7; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5805-7

Author: 
Rinaldo Fernando Canalis, Massimo Ciavolella, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kristy Wilson Bowers

Bowers on Canalis and Ciavolella, 'Disease and Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Art and Literature (Cursor Mundi)'

Rinaldo Fernando Canalis, Massimo Ciavolella, eds. Disease and Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Art and Literature (Cursor Mundi). Turnhout: Brepols, 2021. 375 pp. $155.42 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-503-58870-4

Author: 
Marion Schmidt, Anja Werner, eds.
Reviewer: 
Radu Harald Dinu

Dinu on Schmidt and Werner, 'Zwischen Fremdbestimmung und Autonomie: Neue Impulse zur Gehörlosengeschichte in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz.'

Marion Schmidt, Anja Werner, eds. Zwischen Fremdbestimmung und Autonomie: Neue Impulse zur Gehörlosengeschichte in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Disability Studies: Körper - Macht - Differenz Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2019. 430 pp. EUR 39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-4716-7.

Reviewed by Radu Harald Dinu (Jönköping University) Published on H-Disability (July, 2022) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Anne R. Hanley, Jessica Meyer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Hanley and Meyer, 'Patient Voices in Britain, 1840–1948 (Social Histories of Medicine, 44)'

Anne R. Hanley, Jessica Meyer, eds. Patient Voices in Britain, 1840–1948 (Social Histories of Medicine, 44). Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2021. xv + 347 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-5488-0

Author: 
Gildas Brégain
Reviewer: 
Holly Caldwell

Caldwell on Brégain, 'Pour une histoire du handicap au XXe siècle: Approches transnationales (Europe et Amériques) (French Edition)'

Gildas Brégain. Pour une histoire du handicap au XXe siècle: Approches transnationales (Europe et Amériques) (French Edition). Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2018. 340 pp. EUR 36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-7535-6503-6

Author: 
Marion Andrea Schmidt
Reviewer: 
Rachel Garratt

Garratt on Schmidt, 'Eradicating Deafness? Genetics, Pathology, and Diversity in Twentieth-Century America'

Marion Andrea Schmidt. Eradicating Deafness? Genetics, Pathology, and Diversity in Twentieth-Century America. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020. 232 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-3817-0

Author: 
Dennis J. Frost
Reviewer: 
Yasushi Miyazaki

Miyazaki on Frost, 'More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan'

Dennis J. Frost. More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5308-4.

Reviewed by Yasushi Miyazaki (Kwansei Gakuin University) Published on H-Disability (March, 2022) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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