James I. Charlton
Publisher: University of California Press; 1 edition (March 27, 1998)
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James Charlton has produced a ringing indictment of incapacity oppression, which, he says, is rooted in degradation, dependency, and powerlessness and is skilled in a few shape by means of million folks during the global who've actual, sensory, cognitive, or developmental disabilities. not anything approximately Us with no Us is the 1st e-book within the literature on incapacity to supply a theoretical evaluate of incapacity oppression that exhibits its similarities to, and modifications from, racism, sexism, and colonialism. Charlton's research is illuminated through interviews he performed over a ten-year interval with incapacity rights activists during the 3rd global, Europe, and the U.S.. Charlton reveals an antidote for dependency and powerlessness within the resistance to incapacity oppression that's rising around the globe. His interviews comprise amazing tales of self-reliance and empowerment evoking the hot realization of incapacity rights activists. As a latecomer one of the world's liberation routine, the incapacity rights flow will achieve visibility and momentum from Charlton's elucidation of its historical past and its political philosophy of self-determination, that's captured within the identify of his booklet. not anything approximately Us with out Us expresses the conviction of individuals with disabilities that they comprehend what's most sensible for them. Charlton's mix of non-public involvement and theoretical knowledge assures better knowing of the incapacity rights circulation.