Canadian Journal of Disability Studies

The Canadian Journal of Disability Studies publishes peer-reviewed original articles that advance research in the multidisciplinary, international field of disability studies.

All content is totally open access. The CJDS never charges any processing or publication fees, and is free and open to the public. This ensures that scholarship in the CJDS reaches the broadest possible audience, with no barriers for authors, institutions, or readers.

The journal embraces a wide range of methodologies and perspectives, values collaborative and cross-disciplinary work, community partnership, and creative approaches to scholarship.

Research in the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies will be of interest to scholars and students from across all academic disciplines, as well as anyone involved in disability arts, advocacy, community organization or policy.  The journal foregrounds a critical disability studies perspective, committed to disability rights.

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Vol 3, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


Review of Sex and Disability by Robert McRuer & Anna Mollow HTML PDF
Kelly Fritsch 1-6
Review of A Life Without Words [Motion Picture] by Adam Isenberg & Senem Tuzen HTML PDF
Ortal Meir 7-10
Review of The Question of Access: Disability, Space, Meaning by Tanya Titchkosky HTML PDF
Mark Castrodale 11-16


Disabling Excess: Sacrificial Violence and Disability as Divine Punishment in Les Commettants de Caridad HTML PDF
Julie Robert 17-35
Psychiatric Survivors/Consumers Die and Nothing Is Done: An Examination of the Discriminatory Nature of the Ontario Coroner’s Act HTML PDF
Tracy Mack 36-64
Ableism and Racism: Barriers in the Labour Market HTML PDF
Marianne Pieper, Jamal Haji Mohammadi 65-92
Access to Assistive Technology and Single Entry Point Programs HTML PDF
Valerie Penton, Diana L. Gustafson 93-120
“I don’t think I get bullied because I am different or because I have autism”: Bullying Experiences Among Middle Years Children with Disabilities and Other Differences HTML PDF
Amanda Ajodhia-Andrews 121-151

The Canadian Journal of Disability Studies is Published by the Canadian Disability Studies Association-Association Canadienne des Études sur l'Incapacité, and is hosted and supported by the University of Waterloo.

ISSN 1929-9192 Canadian Journal of Disability Studies (Online)