Vol 25, No 4 (2005)

Freakery, Part 2; Emerging Issues in the Study of Disability Policy and Law, Part 1

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18061/dsq.v25i4

Table of Contents

Prefatory Matter

Editors' Preface
Beth Haller, Corinne Kirchner
News and Notes
Susan Baglieri

Theme Section: Freakery, Part 2

Guest Editor's Introduction
Michael Chemers

Theme Section: Freakery, Part 2: Commentary

Staring at the Other
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
Examining the Role of Disability in Herzog's Even Dwarves Started Small
David Church

Theme Section: Freakery, Part 2: General Papers

In The Maim of the Father: The Discourse of Disability in French-Maghrebi Immigrant Texts
Madelaine Hron
Aesthetic Traces in Unlikely Places: Re-visioning the Freak in 19th-Century American Photography
Sheila Moeschen
In The Shadow of the Freakshow: The Impact of Freakshow Tradition on the Display and Understanding of Disability History in Museums
Richard Sandell, Annie Delin, Jocelyn Dodd, Jackie Gay
Caliban and Coney Island: Spanish American Narratives of Corporeal Difference and Performance
Susan Antebi
Funhouse Mirrors and Freak Show Dreams: Construction of Narrative Voice in Terry Healey's At Face Value
Catherine Scott
Biographies of Scale
Kerry Duff

Theme Section: Freakery, Part 2: Book and Film Reviews

Lives of Dwarfs: Their Journey from Public Curiosity Toward Social Liberation
Michael M. Chemers

Creative Works

Stealing Yeses
Nancy Scott
Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body
Madeleine A. Vala

Articles

Performance or Participation...Pluralism or Hegemony? Images of Disability and Gender in Sports 'n Spokes Magazine
Marie Hardin, Brent Hardin
Misfit as Metaphor: The Question and the Contradiction of Lupus in Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"
Carl S. Horner, Elena V. Barnes
"What seems to be the problem?" A myriad of terms for mental health and behavioral concerns
Michelle O'Reilly
"It Was a Joke For Him and a Life For Me": A Discourse on Disability Related Humor among Families of Children with Disabilities
Alicja Rieger

Theme Section: Emerging Issues in the Study of Disability Policy and Law, Part 1

Guest Editors' Introduction
Peter Blanck

Policy and Law, Part 1: Welfare Models

New Paradigms of Disability in Social Security Law and Policy in Australia: Implications for Exclusion or Participation
Sarah Parker, Bettina Cass
Reforming Medicaid Incentives that Institutionalize People with Disabilities and Destroy Families: A Policy Note
Mary Giliberti

Policy and Law, Part 1: Empirical Studies of Employment and Economic Advancement

Cost and Effectiveness of Accommodations in the Workplace: Preliminary Results of a Nationwide Study
D.J. Hendricks, Linda C. Batiste, Anne Hirsh, Helen Schartz, Peter Blanck
A Study of the Accessibility of Ten States' Web Services and their Policies on Web Accessibility for People with Disabilities
David W. Klein, Daniel Kresowik, LeeAnn McCoy

Policy and Law, Part 1: International Disability Law

A Progressive Law with Weak Enforcement?: An Empirical Study of Hong Kong's Disability Law
Carole J. Petersen
Israel's Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Law: Current Status and Future Directions
Arie Rimmerman, Tal Araten-Bergman, Shirley Avrami, Faisal Azaiza

Special Topic: Pedagogy in Disability Studies

Disability Studies Pedagogy, Usability and Universal Design
Jay Dolmage

Book and Film Reviews

Storytelling (film)
David Church
Conjoined Twins: An Historical, Biological and Ethical Issues Encyclopedia
Steve Ferzacca
Elder Abuse: Selected Papers for the Prague World Congress on Family Violence
Cathy Thornton
Foucault and the Government of Disability
Robyn Fishman
One Soldier's Story
John M. Kinder
My Depression
Alex Lubet
Many Ways to be Deaf
Stephen Weiner
Monsters: Human Freaks in America's Guilded Age and Extraordinary Exhibitions
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
Literacy and Deaf People
Lillie Ransom
Saved! (film)
Beth Haller
The Disability Pendulum: The First Decade of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Disabling America: The Unintended Consequences of Government's Protection of the Handicapped
Heather Munro Prescott
The Disability Pendulum: The First Decade of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Disabling America: The Unintended Consequences of Government's Protection of the Handicapped
Arthur Blaser

Eulogy

Speaking of Frieda
Doris Zames Fleischer

Cultural Commentary

Disability Rights: The Overlooked Civil Rights Issue
Doris Zames Fleischer, Frieda Zames
Hurricane Katrina, Race, Class, Tragedy, and Charity
Anne Finger
Deconstructing Disability: Three Episodes of South Park
John Paul Reid-Hresko, D. Kim Reid