Disability Space Architecture reader

My essay, “Designing Collective Access: a feminist disability theory of Universal Design,” is being reprinted in a new edited collection by Jos Boys, Disability Space Architecture (Routledge, 2017). Preorder at this link. For those familiar with Jane Rendell, Barbara Penner and Iain Borden‘s brilliant Gender Space Architecture, Disability Space Architecture covers a range of disability theories and design practices, with both critical and practical essays. It represents the range of a field that I am calling “critical access studies,” which takes disability theory beyond the social model of the 1980s and 90s to consider access as both a productive and power-laden world-building practice. I am excited to have this volume as a teaching tool, in particular, as it includes work by fabulous colleagues such as Jos Boys, Rob Imrie, David Serlin, Margaret Price, Bess Williamson, Liz Crow, Rob Michalko, Jay Dolmage, S. Lochlann Jain, Amanda Cachia, Sara Hendren, and many others. More information from Routledge (including the table of contents) can be found here.

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