By Sheila C. Moeschen
Sheila C. Moeschen sheds new mild at the legacy and involvement of disabled humans inside of charity—specifically, the articulation of functionality tradition as an important theoretical framework for discussing problems with embodiment and identification, a framework that dislodges formerly held notions of the disabled current as passive “objects” of pity. This paintings offers upward push to a extra complex and nuanced dialogue of the participation of the disabled group within the charity undefined, of the possibilities afforded through functionality tradition for disabled humans to behave as severe brokers of charity, and of the recent moral and political matters that come up from using functionality technique in a tradition with elevated appetites for voyeurism, reveal, and complicated spectacle.
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