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By Robert McRuer,Michael Bérubé

Crip Theory attends to the modern cultures of incapacity and queerness which are popping out everywhere. either incapacity stories and queer thought are centrally considering how our bodies, pleasures, and identities are represented as “normal” or as abject, yet Crip Theory is the 1st booklet to research completely the ways that those interdisciplinary fields tell each one other.

Drawing on feminist thought, African American and Latino/a cultural theories, composition experiences, movie and tv reviews, and theories of globalization and counter-globalization, Robert McRuer articulates the primary issues of crip thought and considers how this sort of severe point of view may perhaps effect cultural and historic inquiry within the humanities. Crip Theory places ahead readings of the Sharon Kowalski tale, the functionality paintings of Bob Flanagan, and the journals of Gary Fisher, in addition to evaluations of the domesticated queerness and incapacity advertised by way of the Millennium March, or Bravo TV’s Queer Eye for the directly Guy. McRuer examines how dominant and marginal physically and sexual identities are composed, and considers the colourful ways in which incapacity and queerness unsettle and re-write these identities in an effort to insist that one other global is possible.

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