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Debating disability
  1. T Shakespeare
  1. T Shakespeare, PEALS, Newcastle University, Citygate, St James Boulevard, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4JH, UK; t.w.shakespeare{at}ncl.ac.uk

Abstract

This paper responds to the reviews by Edwards, Holm, Koch, Thomas and Vehmas of Disability Rights and Wrongs (2006). After summarising the recent history of disability studies as a discipline, it explores: the political nature of disability research, questions of ontology and definition, and the uses and abuses of the expressivist argument. Disability is an emerging field of enquiry and constructive debate is to be welcomed.

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