Pamela Dale Reviews Waldschmidt, Berressem and Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory- Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies.

Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory- Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies. Disability Studies: Body – Power – Difference Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 280 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-2533-2. Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter) Published on H-Disability (October, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison This is an… Continue Reading Pamela Dale Reviews Waldschmidt, Berressem and Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory- Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies.

Schmidt on Turda ed.: The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries.

Marius Turda, ed. The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries. London: Bloomsbury, 2015. 656 pp. $176.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-3175-9. Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison In the last decade, the historiography of eugenics has steadily expanded beyond its original focus on Western Europe and North America.[1] Our… Continue Reading Schmidt on Turda ed.: The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries.

Reviews: Marjory Harper Considers Baynton’s Defectives in the Land

Douglas C. Baynton. Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 177 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-36416-2. Reviewed by Marjory Harper (The Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, The University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison The neglected significance of disability in shaping attitudes and… Continue Reading Reviews: Marjory Harper Considers Baynton’s Defectives in the Land

McGuire on Allan, ‘Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure’

Kathryn Allan, ed. Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 217 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34342-0. Reviewed by Coreen McGuire (University of Leeds) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.

Zittlau on Kritsotaki and Long and Smith, ‘Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World’

Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds. Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 323 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-45359-0. Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.