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.

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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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Call For Proposals: “Law, Religion and Disability”


Call for proposals for a Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies.

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Vol 3, No 2 (2014)

Table of Contents


“A Place to Work Like Any Other?” Sheltered Workshops in Canada, 1970-1985 HTML PDF
Dustin Galer 1-30
Factors Contributing to the Construction of Personhood of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo HTML PDF
Heather Aldersey, Ann Turnbull, Rud Turnbull 31-61
Programs and Social Supports for Adults with a Learning Disability in Trinidad: Policy Review and Analysis HTML PDF
Keren J. Mack 62-94
Enabling the Voter Participation of Canadians with Disabilities: Reforming Canada’s Electoral Systems HTML PDF
Michael J. Prince 95-120
The Inclusion of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (ID): A Study of Two Community Based Group Home Service Providers in Saskatchewan HTML PDF
Jordan Varey 121-137


Review of Allan, Kathryn (Ed.), Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure HTML PDF
Sarah Sackville-McLauchlan 138-143
Review of Ellis, Katie & Mike Kent, Disability and New Media HTML PDF
Catherine Duchastel de Montrouge 144-150
Review of Gutiérrez y Muhs et. al. (Eds.), Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia HTML PDF
F Cheuk 151-156