Posts Tagged ‘Disability’

Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Bionics Using the Disability Studies Framework

In General inquiry into, application and development of Ableism Ethics and Governance on February 6, 2014 at 9:26 pm

Panesar Sonum and Wolbring Gregor (2014) Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Bionics Using the Disability Studies Framework inTechnologies 20142(1), 1-30  http://www.mdpi.com/2227-7080/2/1/1/pdf

Most Britons think others view disabled people “as inferior”

In Ableism, Disability, perception on June 26, 2009 at 10:19 pm

& June 2009
In an online survey of more than 2,000 adults by leading pollster ComRes for disability charity Scope, 53 per cent say they think most people in British society see disabled people as inferior.

In addition more than half (56 per cent) said they think disabled people are generally viewed as “victims” or “figures of pity” and 38 per cent say they are even seen as a “drain on resources”.
see here press release

and here the survey

EU Parliament approves law ensuring Internet access as a fundamental right

In Ableism and design, Ableism and Law, Ableism Ethics and Governance and Design, Ableism Ethics and Governance and Science and Technology governance on May 7, 2009 at 12:43 pm

see here

Two new pieces from me

In Ableism, Disability, Enhancement, Human nature on July 2, 2008 at 5:18 pm

Peer reviewed article
Is There an End to Out-Able? Is There an End to the Rat Race for Abilities?
whole issue on able

from my column
From morphological freedom to morphological judgment
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The Politics of Ableism

In Ableism, Disability, Transhumanism on June 8, 2008 at 4:51 am

a new paper out by Gregor Wolbring
Development 51: 252-258; doi:10.1057/dev.2008.17
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What sorts of image?

In Disability on May 21, 2008 at 1:52 pm

Select Bibliography of Children’s Books about the Disability Experience
something i added to my blog
see here
I added more book ideas here in a new post on my blog

What Sorts of treatment for as impaired classified people?

In Disability, General, Law and public policy on May 10, 2008 at 5:09 pm

The United Nations convention on rights of persons with disabilities entered into force, 3 may 2008 after it surpassed the threshold of ratification by 20 countries. Now one has to see how the convention is used and what sort of difference it makes more info available here