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Devoted: A Feminist Analysis of Disability Fetishism

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Disabled women face double discrimination, and objectification by disability fetishists can tell us a lot about not just the sexualisation of women in mainstream society, but also what the attitudes of these "devotees" can tell us about societal stereotypes of disability. This essay looks critically at devoteeism, while examining what these fetishes communicate about the oppressions faced by disabled people and women. Most analysis of this issue has come from either a feminist or a disability rights perspective: this book combines the two and scrutinises the issue of disability fetishism from the point of view of a feminist who is disabled. I discuss intrusive behaviour and actions on the part of fetishists, whether criticising disability fetishism is the same as saying that disabled people can't be sexually attractive, and what feminists and disability activists need to do to contribute to the liberation of disabled women.
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Product Details

ISBN
9781291642810
Edition
Second edition
Published
November 24, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
150.68 KB

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