Journal article icon

Journal article

Repositioning mothers: mothers, disabled children and disability studies

Abstract:

In this article we set out to review the ways in which mothers of disabled children have been portrayed within disability studies and the more broader academic literature. We argue that within disability studies mothers of disabled children occupy a liminal position because they are often not disabled and yet they can experience forms of disablism. Their experiences can differ markedly from the experiences of mothers of non-disabled children and yet the consequences and outcomes of these expe...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1080/09687590801953937

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
DISABILITY and SOCIETY
Volume:
23
Issue:
3
Pages:
199-210
Publication date:
2008-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1360-0508
ISSN:
0968-7599
URN:
uuid:88fbd8ca-e044-4bb6-865a-0ea822b2f29a
Source identifiers:
244813
Local pid:
pubs:244813

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP