Reviews

Author: 
Kristina L. Richardson
Reviewer: 
Winston Black

Black on Richardson, 'Difference and Disability in the Medieval Islamic World: Blighted Bodies'


Kristina L. Richardson. Difference and Disability in the Medieval Islamic World: Blighted Bodies. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. ix + 158 pp. $115.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-4507-7.

Reviewed by Winston Black (University of Tennessee)
Published on H-Disability (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Blighted Bodies in the Islamicate World

Author: 
Pamela Dale, Anne Borsay, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paula Hellal

Hellal on Dale and Borsay, 'Disabled Children: Contested Caring, 1850-1979'


Pamela Dale, Anne Borsay, eds. Disabled Children: Contested Caring, 1850-1979. London: Pickering & Chatto Ltd, 2012. 256 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84893-361-3.

Reviewed by Paula Hellal (Birkbeck University of London)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Cynthia Wu
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Wu, 'Chang and Eng Reconnected: The Original Siamese Twins in American Culture'


Cynthia Wu. Chang and Eng Reconnected: The Original Siamese Twins in American Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012. xiii + 203 pp. $84.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-0868-6; $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4399-0869-3.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Beyond Chang and Eng Bunker

Author: 
Majia Holmer Nadesan
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Ogburn

Ogburn on Nadesan, 'Governing Childhood into the 21st Century: Biopolitical Technologies of Childhood Management and Education'


Majia Holmer Nadesan. Governing Childhood into the 21st Century: Biopolitical Technologies of Childhood Management and Education. Critical Cultural Studies of Childhood Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 245 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-61321-8.

Reviewed by Carolyn Ogburn (UNC-TEACCH)
Published on H-Disability (June, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Arne De Boever, Alex Murray, Jon Roffe, Ashley Woodward, eds.
Reviewer: 
Wil Kaiser

Kaiser on De Boever and Murray and Roffe and Woodward, 'Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology'


Arne De Boever, Alex Murray, Jon Roffe, Ashley Woodward, eds. Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. 216 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-4525-1.

Reviewed by Wil Kaiser (Jacksonville University)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
C. F. Goodey
Reviewer: 
Susan Anderson

Anderson on Goodey, 'A History of Intelligence and Intellectual Disability: The Shaping of Psychology in Early Europe'


C. F. Goodey. A History of Intelligence and Intellectual Disability: The Shaping of Psychology in Early Europe. Burlington: Ashgate, 2011. 388 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-2021-7; ISBN 978-1-4094-2022-4.

Reviewed by Susan Anderson (Leeds Trinity University College)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Allan Beveridge
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Beveridge, 'Portrait of the Psychiatrist as a Young Man: The Early Writing and Work of R. D. Laing, 1927-1960.'


Allan Beveridge. Portrait of the Psychiatrist as a Young Man: The Early Writing and Work of R. D. Laing, 1927-1960. New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 2011. 352 pp. $79.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-958357-7.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
John G. Richardson, Justin J. W. Powell
Reviewer: 
Henry C. Alphin Jr

Alphin Jr on Richardson and Powell, 'Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes'


John G. Richardson, Justin J. W. Powell. Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. 360 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6073-7.

Reviewed by Henry C. Alphin Jr (Drexel University)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Geoffrey L. Hudson
Reviewer: 
Caroline Nielsen

Nielsen on Hudson, 'British Military and Naval Medicine, 1600-1830'


Geoffrey L. Hudson. British Military and Naval Medicine, 1600-1830. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007. 290 pp. $57.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-420-2272-0.

Reviewed by Caroline Nielsen (University of Newcastle)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Fred Pelka
Reviewer: 
Allison Carey

Carey on Pelka, 'What We Have Done: An Oral History of the Disability Rights Movement'


Fred Pelka. What We Have Done: An Oral History of the Disability Rights Movement. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. 592 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-919-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-918-8.

Reviewed by Allison Carey (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Richard Noll
Reviewer: 
Janet Miron

Miron on Noll, 'American Madness: The Rise and Fall of Dementia Praecox'


Richard Noll. American Madness: The Rise and Fall of Dementia Praecox. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. 395 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04739-6.

Reviewed by Janet Miron (Trent University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Boyd Haycock, Sally Archer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christiane N. Fabbri

Fabbri on Haycock and Archer, 'Health and Medicine at Sea, 1700-1900'


David Boyd Haycock, Sally Archer, eds. Health and Medicine at Sea, 1700-1900. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2009. xiv + 229 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-522-6.

Reviewed by Christiane N. Fabbri (Yale University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Katharina Schramm, David Skinner, Richard Rottenburg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tanmoy Bhattacharya

Bhattacharya on Schramm and Skinner and Rottenburg, 'Identity Politics and the New Genetics: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging'


Katharina Schramm, David Skinner, Richard Rottenburg, eds. Identity Politics and the New Genetics: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging. Studies of the Biosocial Society Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2011. 266 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85745-253-5.

Reviewed by Tanmoy Bhattacharya (University of Delhi)
Published on H-Disability (December, 2012)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Rebecca M. Kluchin
Reviewer: 
Wendy Gagen

Gagen on Kluchin, 'Fit to Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, 1950-1980'


Rebecca M. Kluchin. Fit to Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, 1950-1980. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2009. 288 pp. $45.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-4527-1.

Reviewed by Wendy Gagen
Published on H-Disability (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Molly C Haslam
Reviewer: 
Gareth Millward

Millward on Haslam, 'A Constructive Theology of Intellectual Disability: Human Being as Mutuality and Response'


Molly C Haslam. A Constructive Theology of Intellectual Disability: Human Being as Mutuality and Response. New York: Fordham University Press, 2011. 144 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-3941-2; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3940-5.

Reviewed by Gareth Millward (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Published on H-Disability (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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