Reviews

Author: 
Aroop Mangalik
Reviewer: 
Leah Samples

Samples on Mangalik, 'Dealing with Doctors, Denial and Death'

Aroop Mangalik. Dealing with Doctors, Denial and Death. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 274 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5381-2338-6.

Reviewed by Leah Samples (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Disability (June, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51027

Author: 
Naomi Malone
Reviewer: 
Martin Atherton

Atherton on Malone, 'A Constant Struggle: Deaf Education in New South Wales since World War II'

Naomi Malone. A Constant Struggle: Deaf Education in New South Wales since World War II. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2019. 240 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-944838-49-2

Reviewed by Martin Atherton (Independent scholar) Published on H-Disability (June, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jay Dolmage
Reviewer: 
Michelle Jarman

Jarman on Dolmage, 'Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education'

Jay Dolmage. Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. 254 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-05371-1.

Reviewed by Michelle Jarman (University of Wyoming) Published on H-Disability (June, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52325

Author: 
James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir.
Reviewer: 
Neil Dhingra

Dhingra on Lebrecht and Newnham, 'Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution'

James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir. Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution. Chicago: Higher Ground Productions, 2020. 106 mins.

Reviewed by Neil Dhingra (University of Maryland) Published on H-Disability (May, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55249

Author: 
Jason Ellis
Reviewer: 
Penny L. Richards

Richards on Ellis, 'A Class by Themselves? The Origins of Special Education in Toronto and Beyond'

Jason Ellis. A Class by Themselves? The Origins of Special Education in Toronto and Beyond. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. Illustrations. 384 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-3711-5; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4426-2871-7.

Reviewed by Penny L. Richards (Center for Disability Studies at the University at Buffalo) Published on H-Disability (March, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Peregrine Horden
Reviewer: 
Julie Adamo

Adamo on Horden, 'Cultures of Healing: Medieval and After'

Peregrine Horden. Cultures of Healing: Medieval and After. Variorum Collected Studies Series. New York: Routledge, 2019. 390 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4724-5614-4.

Reviewed by Julie Adamo (Mount Holyoke College) Published on H-Disability (February, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54331

Author: 
Jeff Moyer
Reviewer: 
Pauline Guerin

Guerin on Moyer, 'Grit: A Family Memoir on Adversity and Triumph'

Jeff Moyer. Grit: A Family Memoir on Adversity and Triumph. Chula Vista: Music From The Heart, 2018. 393 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9675768-0-0.

Reviewed by Pauline Guerin (Independent scholar) Published on H-Disability (February, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Sarah Handley-Cousins
Reviewer: 
John Casey

Casey on Handley-Cousins, 'Bodies in Blue: Disability in the Civil War North'

Sarah Handley-Cousins. Bodies in Blue: Disability in the Civil War North. UnCivil Wars Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2019. xiii + 186 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-5518-4.

Reviewed by John Casey (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Disability (February, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Oisín Wall
Reviewer: 
Allan Beveridge

Beveridge on Wall, 'The British Anti-Psychiatrists: From Institutional Psychiatry to the Counter-Culture, 1960-1971'

Oisín Wall. The British Anti-Psychiatrists: From Institutional Psychiatry to the Counter-Culture, 1960-1971. Routledge Studies in Cultural History Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. xiv + 212 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-04856-0.

Reviewed by Allan Beveridge (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Disability (February, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Anne E. Parsons
Reviewer: 
Amanda Brewer

Brewer on Parsons, 'From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945'

Anne E. Parsons. From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4063-1.

Reviewed by Amanda Brewer (Michigan State University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Katie Ellis, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Mike Kent, Rachel Robertson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nancy Hansen

Hansen on Ellis and Garland-Thomson and Kent and Robertson, 'Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability: Looking Towards the Future'

Katie Ellis, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Mike Kent, Rachel Robertson, eds. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability: Looking Towards the Future. Volume 2. Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. Illustrations. xxv + 299 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-48401-6.

Reviewed by Nancy Hansen (University of Manitoba) Published on H-Disability (January, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Madeline C Burghardt
Reviewer: 
Lisa Beckmann

Beckmann on Burghardt, 'Broken: Institutions, Families, and the Construction of Intellectual Disability'

Madeline C Burghardt. Broken: Institutions, Families, and the Construction of Intellectual Disability. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5483-2.

Reviewed by Lisa Beckmann (Justus-Liebig-Universitaet Giessen) Published on H-Disability (December, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Claire Trenery
Reviewer: 
Simon Jarrett

Jarrett on Trenery, 'Madness, Medicine and Miracle in Twelfth-Century England'

Claire Trenery. Madness, Medicine and Miracle in Twelfth-Century England. London: Routledge, 2019. 196 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8153-6745-1.

Reviewed by Simon Jarrett (Birkbeck College, University of London) Published on H-Disability (December, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54829

Author: 
Barbara Taylor
Reviewer: 
Alice Brumby

Brumby on Taylor, 'The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times'

Barbara Taylor. The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 320 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-27392-1.

Reviewed by Alice Brumby (York St John University) Published on H-Disability (November, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53723

Pages

Subscribe to H-Disability: Reviews