Review of Why Bushwick Bill Matters
Activists in Disability Studies regularly warn the non-disabled about inspiration porn narratives constructed by ableist media around people who ‘overcome’ disability, who integrate in such a way that their only push back against the hostility of the world is being more abled than disabled. Charles Hughes’ new book Why Bushwick Bill Matters, from the University of Texas Press, argues against these narratives in a way that complicates problems of how to be disabled now.
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