Reviews

Author: 
Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, Alison Quaggin Harkin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Henry C. Alphin Jr

Alphin Jr on Jarman and Monaghan and Harkin, 'Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability'


Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, Alison Quaggin Harkin, eds. Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017. 286 pp. $94.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-1387-1.

Reviewed by Henry C. Alphin Jr (Drexel University)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Dennis A. Doyle
Reviewer: 
Beth R. Handler

Handler on Doyle, 'Psychiatry and Racial Liberalism in Harlem, 1936-1968'


Dennis A. Doyle. Psychiatry and Racial Liberalism in Harlem, 1936-1968. Rochester Studies in Medical History Series. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2016. viii + 260 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-492-5.

Reviewed by Beth R. Handler (Independent)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
David J. Connor, Ferri, Beth A., Subini A. Annamma, eds.
Reviewer: 
Amos Yong

Yong on Connor and Annamma, 'DisCrit - Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education'


David J. Connor, Ferri, Beth A., Subini A. Annamma, eds. DisCrit - Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2015. 288 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8077-5667-6.

Reviewed by Amos Yong (Regent University)
Published on H-Disability (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Sarah F. Rose
Reviewer: 
Holly Caldwell

Caldwell on Rose, 'No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s'


Sarah F. Rose. No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 398 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2489-1; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3008-3.

Reviewed by Holly Caldwell (University of Delaware)
Published on H-Disability (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Greg Eghigian, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Eghigian, 'The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health'


Greg Eghigian, ed. The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health. Routledge Histories Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. 404 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-78160-3.

Reviewed by Michael Rembis (University at Buffalo (SUNY))
Published on H-Disability (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50718

Author: 
Steven J. Taylor
Reviewer: 
David Wright

Wright on Taylor, 'Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907'


Steven J. Taylor. Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907. Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 191 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-60026-4.

Reviewed by David Wright (McGill University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Shawn Chandler Bingham, Sara E. Green
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Bingham and Green, 'Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor'


Shawn Chandler Bingham, Sara E. Green. Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor. Boulder: Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2017. 200 pp,. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62637-520-8; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-62637-565-9.

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

Author: 
Jenni Kuuliala
Reviewer: 
Christiane N. Fabbri

Fabbri on Kuuliala, 'Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Canonization'


Jenni Kuuliala. Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Canonization. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2016. 380 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-503-55185-2.

Reviewed by Christiane N. Fabbri (Yale University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Catharine Coleborne
Reviewer: 
Natalie Spagnuolo

Spagnuolo on Coleborne, 'Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910'


Catharine Coleborne. Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 240 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8724-0.

Reviewed by Natalie Spagnuolo (York University, Toronto)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
James W. Trent
Reviewer: 
Daniel Werges

Werges on Trent, 'Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Intellectual Disability in the United States'


James W. Trent. Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Intellectual Disability in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations, tables. 392 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-939618-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Werges (City University of New York)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Patrick Devlieger, Beatriz Miranda-Galarza, Steven E. Brown, Megan Strickfaden, eds.
Reviewer: 
Celeste Sharpe

Sharpe on Devlieger and Miranda-Galarza and Brown and Strickfaden, 'Rethinking Disability: World Perspectives in Culture and Society (Second Edition)'


Patrick Devlieger, Beatriz Miranda-Galarza, Steven E. Brown, Megan Strickfaden, eds. Rethinking Disability: World Perspectives in Culture and Society (Second Edition). Antwerp: Maklu, Garant & Cyclus, 2016. 514 pp. $58.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-441-3417-9.

Reviewed by Celeste Sharpe (George Mason University)
Published on H-Disability (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Heather R. Perry
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Perry, 'Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine and Modernity in WWI Germany'


Heather R. Perry. Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine and Modernity in WWI Germany. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 240 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8924-4.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London)
Published on H-Disability (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Waldschmidt and Berressem and Ingwersen, 'Culture-Theory-Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies'


Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory-Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies. Disability Studies: Body - Power - Difference Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 280 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-2533-2.

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

Author: 
Marius Turda, ed.
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Turda, 'The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries'


Marius Turda, ed. The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries. London: Bloomsbury, 2015. 656 pp. $176.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-3175-9.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Johns Hopkins University)
Published on H-Disability (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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