DIVERSITY WITHIN DISABILITY

Goal: To explore diversity and intersectionality within the disability community.

Your responses should be SUBSTANTIVE (but, not overly exhaustive when appropriate): they should demonstrate a serious engagement with the text(s), all claims you make should be fully and completely explained and claims about what the text says should be backed with quotations and/or evidence from the text. 

Be sure to provide enough reference information in your responses so that we can find the page/quotation/ etc. that you are referring to or discussing in your responses. 

YOU MAY NOT USE ANY OUTSIDE SOURCES – ONLY WHAT IS PROVIDED. Citations: APA Style 

READ THE INTRODUCTION FOR BACKGROUND – DO NOT CITE FROM THIS DOCUMENT.

#1

Deal, Mark. 2003. “Disabled People’s Attitudes toward Other Impairment Groups: A Hierarchy of Impairments.” Disability & Society 18 (7): 897–910.

Answer the Questions:  Citation listed after each question 

Q1: What kinds of diversity within the disability community are revealed by Deal’s discussion? 

Q2: What kinds of factors create that diversity?

THEN GIVE A SYNOPSIS OF THE ARTICLE IN YOUR OWN WORDS. This should focus more on your REFLECTION / (Light Citation may be incorporated – NOT REPEATED from questions) in approximately 100 – 150 words.  Cite the source after response.

#2

Marks, Deborah. 1999. “Dimensions of Oppression: Theorising the Embodied Subject.” Disability & Society 14 (5): 611–26.

Answer the Questions:  Citation listed after each question

Q1: What kinds of diversity within the disability community are revealed by Marks’ discussion? 

Q2: What kinds of factors create that diversity?

THEN GIVE A SYNOPSIS OF THE ARTICLE IN YOUR OWN WORDS. This should focus more on your REFLECTION / (Light Citation may be incorporated – NOT REPEATED from questions) in approximately 100 – 150 words.  Cite the source after response.

#3

Shaw, Linda R., Fong Chan, and Brian T. McMahon. 2012. “Intersectionality and Disability Harassment The Interactive Effects of Disability, Race, Age, and Gender.” Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin 55 (2): 82–91.

Answer the Questions:  Citation listed after each question

Q1: What is “intersectionality”? 

Q2: What kinds of diversity within the disability community are revealed by Shaw, Chan and McMahon’s discussion? 

Q3: What kinds of factors create that diversity?

THEN GIVE A SYNOPSIS OF THE ARTICLE IN YOUR OWN WORDS. This should focus more on your REFLECTION / (Light Citation may be incorporated – NOT REPEATED from questions) in approximately 100 – 150 words.  Cite the source after response.

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