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Disability Services and Disability Studies in Higher Education: History, Contexts, and Social Impacts

  • Christy M. Oslund

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  9. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Disability Services and Disability Studies in Higher Education considers how the two fields of disability studies and disability services in institutions of higher education impact each other. Disability Studies is centered in the classroom, an interdisciplinary field that teaches about the social contexts of disability, while Disability Services works outside the classroom, making sure students with disabilities are able to access classroom spaces and educational material. Oslund explores the effect of the services on the larger societies in which they are located, students who encounter the respective fields, and those who self-identify as disabled or have an identity of disability posited on them by the society in which they live.

Keywords

education higher education interaction service university

Authors and affiliations

  • Christy M. Oslund
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  1. 1.Michigan Technological UniversityUSA

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