Buy New
  • List Price: $105.00
  • Save: $14.56 (14%)
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Want it Monday, April 21? Order within and choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details
Trade in your item
Get a $2.16
Gift Card.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and Abledness Hardcover

Amazon Price New from Used from Collectible from
"Please retry"
$24.83 $45.11

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Big Spring Books
Editors' Picks in Spring Releases
Ready for some fresh reads? Browse our picks for Big Spring Books to please all kinds of readers.

Product Details

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

FIONA KUMARI CAMPBELL is Senior Lecturer in Disability Studies, School of Human Services & Social Work, Griffith University, Australia and Adjunct Professor in Disability Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and a person with disability. She writes on issues related to disability philosophy, desire, law and technology, and her current research encompasses South Asian approaches to disability.

More About the Author

Fiona Kumari Campbell is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head of School (Learning & Teaching Scholarship) at the Griffith Law School, Griffith University, Gold Coast campus. Until December 2010, Fiona was Convenor of the Disability Studies stream at the School of Human Services & Social Work Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia. She is an Adjunct Professor in Disability Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Fiona started off her work life as a shelter workshop employee making 50 cents a day, then went onto work in the non-government sector (poverty & disability projects), national government disability policy positions before entering the Academy.

She has written extensively on issues related to disability--philosophy, desire, law, and technology. Her current research relates to studies in ableism, geodisability knowledges, body and mental enhancements, elective impairment, South Asian approaches to disability and the different workings of affirmative disability subjectivity. Her work is influenced by writers from associated minority studies (such as gay & lesbian studies, queer theory, and critical race theory, holocaust testimonies).Her work has appeared in Disability & Society, M/C--Media and Culture, Disability Studies Quarterly, Australian Feminist Law Journal and Journal of Medical Humanities.

Her first book, 'Contours of Ableism', was published by Palgrave in October 2009. Fiona is currently working on two books - "Crippin' the Law: Jurisprudential Narratives of Impairment and other reasonable Accommodations" and "The Unveiling of (Dis)ability: Essays on Silence, Voice & Imprints".

Dr Campbell is on the International Advisory Board of the Socio-Legal Review, Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies (Liverpool), Ethnographica: Journal of Disability and Culture (Leuven, Belgium), the International Review of Disability Studies, and Associate Editor, Journal of Social Inclusion (Griffith U).

Fiona Kumari Campbell enjoys gardening and doing family history research to escape her 'overly reflective' brain and time with her young daughter.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?