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Disability Studies in India

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Editors: Mehrotra, Nilika (Ed.)

  • Offers a broad and multifaceted discussion on disability studies in education
  • Discusses critically how adopting a disability perspective can help us re-examine social inequalities and gaps in various fields
  • Explores disability theory and methods from diverse perspectives
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This book examines the state of art in disability studies, focusing on the Indian context, as well as the broader South Asian situation. It presents interdisciplinary perspectives on the basic idea, evolution, practices and challenges of researching and teaching disability studies at various higher education institutions and in other civil society spaces. The chapters address a range of related themes, including activism, development policies, research, pedagogy, spatial and social access, caste and gender representations and rights-based discourses. Given the scope of its coverage, the book is of interest to scholars and students in area of humanities, education, law, sociology and social work, political science development and disability studies.

About the authors

Nilika Mehrotra is a Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Prior to this, she taught sociology at Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. She specializes in the issues of gender, disability, social policy, and historical analysis of the economic and social development processes.

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-15-2615-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Disability Studies in India
Book Subtitle
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Editors
  • Nilika Mehrotra
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-2616-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-2616-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-2615-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 318
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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