- Paperback: 230 pages
- Publisher: The Advocado Press (June 1, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0972118934
- ISBN-13: 978-0972118934
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
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Representing Disability in an Ableist World: Essays on Mass Media
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About the Author
Beth A. Haller has conducted research on the topic of media images of people with disabilities and disability issues since 1990. Her research has been published in numerous academic publications and as book chapters. Haller runs a blog about disability in the news called Media dis&dat. A former journalist in Texas and Illinois, Haller is a professor of journalism in the Mass Communication & Communication Studies Department at Towson University in Maryland. She is the former co-editor of the Society for Disability Studies' academic journal, Disability Studies Quarterly. Haller holds a Ph.D. in mass media and communication from Temple University in Philadelphia.
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