Reviews

Author: 
Nandini Ghosh, ed.
Reviewer: 
Shubhangi G. Mehrotra

Mehrotra on Ghosh, 'Interrogating Disability in India: Theory and Practice'

Nandini Ghosh, ed. Interrogating Disability in India: Theory and Practice. Dynamics of Asian Development Series. New York: Springer, 2017. 198 pp. $109.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-322-3593-4.

Reviewed by Shubhangi G. Mehrotra (SUNY at Buffalo) Published on H-Disability (August, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Kathleen M. Brian, James W. Trent, eds.
Reviewer: 
Deborah Fratz

Fratz on Brian and Trent, 'Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity'

Kathleen M. Brian, James W. Trent, eds. Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 368 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-045899-7.

Reviewed by Deborah Fratz (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater) Published on H-Disability (August, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jennifer Wallis
Reviewer: 
Lynsey Cullen

Cullen on Wallis, 'Investigating the Body in the Victorian Asylum: Doctors, Patients, and Practices'

Jennifer Wallis. Investigating the Body in the Victorian Asylum: Doctors, Patients, and Practices. Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Illustrations. 276 pp. $31.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-56713-6.

Reviewed by Lynsey Cullen (University of Leicester) Published on H-Disability (August, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
David Scrimgeour
Reviewer: 
Morag Allan Campbell

Campbell on Scrimgeour, 'Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Words of Those Who Were There'

David Scrimgeour. Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Words of Those Who Were There. York: York Publishing Services Ltd, 2016. 468 pp. $142.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9933715-0-9.

Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Published on H-Disability (August, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Sarah J. Melcher, Mikeal C. Parsons, Amos Yong, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tim Vermande

Vermande on Melcher and Parsons and Yong, 'The Bible and Disability: A Commentary'

Sarah J. Melcher, Mikeal C. Parsons, Amos Yong, eds. The Bible and Disability: A Commentary. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2017. xi + 498 pp. $59.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60258-621-5; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4813-0853-3.

Author: 
Jasbir K. Puar
Reviewer: 
M. Lynn Rose

Rose on Puar, 'The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability'

Jasbir K. Puar. The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6918-9.

Reviewed by M. Lynn Rose (American University of Iraq, Sulaimani) Published on H-Disability (July, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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Author: 
William B. Swett
Reviewer: 
Pauline Guerin

Guerin on Swett, 'Adventures of a Deaf-Mute and Other Short Pieces'

William B. Swett. Adventures of a Deaf-Mute and Other Short Pieces. Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies Series. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2017. 128 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56368-683-2.

Reviewed by Pauline Guerin (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Disability (July, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jie Yang
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Yang, 'Mental Health in China: Change, Tradition and Therapeutic Governance'

Jie Yang. Mental Health in China: Change, Tradition and Therapeutic Governance. Newark: Polity Press, 2017. 262 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5095-0296-7.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (July, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52757

Author: 
Elizabeth Barnes
Reviewer: 
Amos Yong

Yong on Barnes, 'The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability'

Elizabeth Barnes. The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability. Studies in Feminist Philosophy Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xii + 200 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-873258-7.

Reviewed by Amos Yong (Fuller Seminary) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Breda Carty
Reviewer: 
Esme Cleall

Cleall on Carty, 'Managing Their Own Affairs: The Australian Deaf Community in the 1920s and 1930s'

Breda Carty. Managing Their Own Affairs: The Australian Deaf Community in the 1920s and 1930s. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2017. 268 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-944838-10-2.

Reviewed by Esme Cleall (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Molly Ladd-Taylor
Reviewer: 
Holly Caldwell

Caldwell on Ladd-Taylor, 'Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century'

Molly Ladd-Taylor. Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2372-2.

Reviewed by Holly Caldwell (Chestnut Hill College) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Paul J. Croce
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Croce, 'Young William James Thinking'

Paul J. Croce. Young William James Thinking. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. 392 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2365-4.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Rana A. Hogarth
Reviewer: 
Stefanie Kennedy

Kennedy on Hogarth, 'Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840'

Rana A. Hogarth. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 290 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3287-2; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3286-5.

Reviewed by Stefanie Kennedy (University of New Brunswick) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
John A. Casey Jr.
Reviewer: 
Sarah Handley-Cousins

Handley-Cousins on Casey Jr., 'New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture'

John A. Casey Jr. New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture. Reconstructing America Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 248 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-6539-8.

Reviewed by Sarah Handley-Cousins (University at Buffalo SUNY) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Theodore Jun Yoo
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Yoo, 'It's Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea'

Theodore Jun Yoo. It's Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. Illustrations. 248 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28930-7.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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