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Obsession: A History

Obsession: A History (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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We live in an age of obsession. But obsession is not only a phenomenon of modern existence: it is a medical category. Beginning with the roots of the disease in demonic possession and its secular successors, this work traces the evolution of obsessive behavior from a social and r ...

ISBN 9780226137841
Published 15 August 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Disability and Social Theory: New Developments and Directions
 

Disability and Social Theory: New Developments and Directions (Hardback)

Edited by Goodley, Dan; Hughes, Bill; Davis, Lennard J.

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This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection, examines disability from a theoretical perspective, challenging views of disability that dominate mainstream thinking. Including a glossary of key terms, this is an essential resource for a wide range of academics, students and re ...

ISBN 9780230243255
Published 1 June 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
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My Sense of Silence: MEMOIRS OF A CHILDHOOD WITH DEAFNESS

My Sense of Silence: MEMOIRS OF A CHILDHOOD WITH DEAFNESS (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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Lennard J Davis grew up as the hearing child of deaf parents. This memoir recalls the joys and confusions of this special world, especially his complex and sometimes difficult relationships with his working-class Jewish immigrant parents.

ISBN 9780252075773
Published 6 September 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series Creative Nonfiction
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The Disability Studies Reader

The Disability Studies Reader (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

Edited by Davis, Lennard J.

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This title breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability. Including physical disabilities, but exploring issues around pain, mental disability, and invisible disabilities, this edition explores more varieties of bo ...

ISBN 9780415630511
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781138930230
Published 1 October 2013 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction

Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction (Hardback)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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By making friends with signs , Lennard Davis argues, we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological. For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at wor ...

ISBN 9781138780910
Published 4 July 2014 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction

Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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By making friends with signs, Lennard Davis argues, we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological. For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at work ...

ISBN 9781138780927
Published 10 April 2015 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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The Disability Studies Reader

The Disability Studies Reader (Hardback, 5th Revised edition)

Edited by Davis, Lennard J.

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The Disability Studies Reader breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability. Including physical disabilities, but exploring issues around pain, mental disability, and invisible disabilities. The fifth edition offer ...

ISBN 9781138930223
Published 19 October 2016 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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The Disability Studies Reader

The Disability Studies Reader (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)

Edited by Davis, Lennard J.

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The Disability Studies Reader breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability. Including physical disabilities, but exploring issues around pain, mental disability, and invisible disabilities. The fifth edition offer ...

ISBN 9781138930230
Published 19 October 2016 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Enforcing Normalcy: Disability, Deafness and the Body
 

Enforcing Normalcy: Disability, Deafness and the Body (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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A study of the history and contemporary significance of the cultural assumptions that govern our conception of people with disabilities. The book shows how current notions about the physically disabled came into being, and argues for a whole new way of thinking about disability.

ISBN 9781859840078
Published 17 December 1995 by Verso Books
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Obsession: A History
 

Obsession: A History (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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Beginning with the roots of the disease in demonic possession and its secular successors, this book traces the evolution of obsessive behavior from a social and religious fact of life into a medical and psychiatric problem. It considers the clinical definition of the condition.

ISBN 9780226137827
Published 1 November 2008 by The University of Chicago Pres
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