Reviews

Author: 
Emily Abel
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Abel, 'Living in Death’s Shadow: Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss'


Emily Abel. Living in Death’s Shadow: Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 184 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2184-1.

Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter)
Published on H-Disability (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Kritsotaki and Long and Smith, 'Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World'


Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds. Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 323 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-45359-0.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Kathryn Allan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Coreen McGuire

McGuire on Allan, 'Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure'


Kathryn Allan, ed. Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 217 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34342-0.

Reviewed by Coreen McGuire (University of Leeds)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Laura D. Hirshbein
Reviewer: 
M. Lynn Rose

Rose on Hirshbein, 'Smoking Privileges: Psychiatry, the Mentally Ill, and the Tobacco Industry in America'


Laura D. Hirshbein. Smoking Privileges: Psychiatry, the Mentally Ill, and the Tobacco Industry in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2015. 228 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-6397-8.

Reviewed by M. Lynn Rose (American University of Iraq, Sulaimani)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Lennard J. Davis
Reviewer: 
Audra Jennings

Jennings on Davis, 'Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights'


Lennard J. Davis. Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015. 296 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-7156-4.

Reviewed by Audra Jennings (Western Kentucky University)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Eli Clare
Reviewer: 
Laurel Daen

Daen on Clare, 'Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure'


Eli Clare. Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 240 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6287-6; $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6276-0.

Reviewed by Laurel Daen (College of William & Mary)
Published on H-Disability (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Tanja Reiffenrath
Reviewer: 
Travis Chi Wing Lau

Lau on Reiffenrath, 'Memoirs of Well-Being: Rewriting Discourses of Illness and Disability'


Tanja Reiffenrath. Memoirs of Well-Being: Rewriting Discourses of Illness and Disability. Body Cultures Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2016. 321 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-3546-1.

Reviewed by Travis Chi Wing Lau (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Jane Hamlett, Lesley Hoskins, Rebecca Preston, eds.
Reviewer: 
Dee Hoole

Hoole on Hamlett and Hoskins and Preston, 'Residential Institutions in Britain, 1725-1970'


Jane Hamlett, Lesley Hoskins, Rebecca Preston, eds. Residential Institutions in Britain, 1725-1970. Perspectives in Economic and Social History Series. New York: Routledge Press, 2013. 256 pp. $153.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84893-366-8.

Reviewed by Dee Hoole (University of Aberdeen)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Vicky Long
Reviewer: 
Verusca Calabria

Calabria on Long, 'Destigmatising Mental Illness'


Vicky Long. Destigmatising Mental Illness. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8581-9.

Reviewed by Verusca Calabria (Nottingham Trent University)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Adam Cohen
Reviewer: 
Lauren Thompson

Thompson on Cohen, 'Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck'


Adam Cohen. Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck. New York: Penguin Press, 2016. 416 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-418-0.

Reviewed by Lauren Thompson (Georgia State University)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, Chris Williams, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sarah Handley-Cousins

Handley-Cousins on Seed and Kenny and Williams, 'Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War'


David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, Chris Williams, eds. Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78138-250-9.

Reviewed by Sarah Handley-Cousins (University at Buffalo SUNY)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Ruthie-Marie Beckwith
Reviewer: 
Gareth Millward

Millward on Beckwith, 'Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty'


Ruthie-Marie Beckwith. Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty. New Yoro: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 184 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-54030-0.

Reviewed by Gareth Millward (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Audra Jennings
Reviewer: 
Beth Linker

Linker on Jennings, 'Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America'


Audra Jennings. Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 296 pp. 55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4851-7.

Reviewed by Beth Linker (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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