Review of Malacrida, A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta’s Eugenic Years

  • Natalie Spagnuolo Doctoral Student, Critical Disability Studies, York University

Abstract

Claudia Malacrida’s latest book, A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta’s Eugenic Years, contributes to a body of work that suggests that humane treatment is only to be expected by citizens who fit under privileged but taken-for-granted categories, while the threats of systemic violence and exploitation are often the reality for those positioned as “less than human” within our national discourses.

Author Biography

Natalie Spagnuolo, Doctoral Student, Critical Disability Studies, York University
Doctoral Student, Critical Disability Studies, York University
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