Review of Metanarratives of Disability: Culture, Assumed Authority, and the Normative Social Order
Metanarratives of Disability opens discussion and understandings around cultural, theoretical, and lived experience perspectives of disability. The critical concepts of assumed authority and the normative social order are introduced and investigated alongside multiple metanarratives of disability; that is the dominant social meanings attributed to specific impairments or conditions. Intimate experiential examples of how these pervade real-life situations are shared by the authors, giving deeper meaning to why critical and intrapersonal engagement with these concepts matters.
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