Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China Matthew Kohrman

ISBN: 9780520226449

Published: May 23rd 2005

Hardcover

302 pages


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Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China  by  Matthew Kohrman

Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China by Matthew Kohrman
May 23rd 2005 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 302 pages | ISBN: 9780520226449 | 9.15 Mb

Bodies of Difference chronicles the compelling story of disabilitys emergence as an area of significant sociopolitical activity in contemporary China. Keenly attentive to how bodies are embedded in discourse, history, and personal exigency, MatthewMoreBodies of Difference chronicles the compelling story of disabilitys emergence as an area of significant sociopolitical activity in contemporary China.

Keenly attentive to how bodies are embedded in discourse, history, and personal exigency, Matthew Kohrman details ways that disability became a fount for the production of institutions and identities across the Chinese landscape during the final decades of the twentieth century.

He looks closely at the creation of the China Disabled Persons Federation and the lives of numerous individuals, among them Deng Pufang, son of Chinas Communist leader Deng Xiaoping.



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