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Objective: ObjectiveThe researcher~s specific expertise in the sociological approach of disability issues will be placed within the larger framework of Disability Studies.
Amy Shuman, an English professor and director of disability studies at The Ohio State University, the famous disability rights slogan "Nothing About Us Without Us" resonates both as an academic and parent to a child with disabilities.
This volume unites the expertise of a priest in the Ukrainian Catholic Church holding a doctorate in theology with a specialist in disability studies with a doctorate in English literature.
Discovering Trinity in Disability: A Theology for Embracing Differences comes from a Ukrainian priest and a wife who specializes in disability studies who are themselves parents of disabled children, and thus provides a unique blend of spiritual and social observation and analysis of Gospel teachings and disability issues.
Disability studies scholars have called into question the work of special education researchers over recent decades, noting how we have failed to take on the broader social issues related to disability as one feature of diversity (Danforth, 2008).
Dan Goodley's Disability Studies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction may mark one of the first times where disability studies receives an introductory staging that does not rest easy with its own self-understanding.
Although disability studies in education literature follows the spike in scholarly production of humanities-based disability studies of the late 1980s through the present (see Ware, 2010, for an overview), several recent journal special issues have focused on disability studies in education, signaling its growing appeal for educators (Baglieri, Bejoian, Broderick, Connor, & Valle, 2011; Connor, Gable, Gallagher, & Morton, 2008; Oyler, Hamre, & Bejoian, 2006).
In this book, Schweik, a former Presidential Chair in Undergraduate Education for Disability Studies at U.