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Sex and disability

Robert McRuer

Sex and disability

by Robert McRuer

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex (Psychology),
  • Disability studies,
  • Sociology of disability,
  • Sexual behavior,
  • People with disabilities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert McRuer and Anna Mollow, eds
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ30.5 .S46 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24907040M
    ISBN 109780822351405, 9780822351542
    LC Control Number2011027507

      Owens’ book gives a sense of the vibrant emergent scene for disabled people, as well as providing practical advice about things such as sex toys suitable for people with different impairments. This book provides important insights into sex and disability within the context of the Global South, and as such will be of interest not only to researchers working on Nepal but also to scholars across gender studies, disability studies, international development, and postcolonialism.

    Sexuality and disability is regarding the sexual behavior and practices of individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities have a range of sexual desires and differ in the ways they choose to express their ly, people with disabilities lack comprehensive sex education that would assist in their sexual lives. This roots from the idea that people with disabilities are. Robert McRuer is Professor of English at the George Washington University. He is the author of Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability and The Queer Renaissance: Contemporary American Literature and the Reinvention of Lesbian and Gay Identities.. Anna Mollow is a PhD candidate in English at the University of California, Berkeley.

    Related to sex and disability, I particularly love s.e. smith’s articles. A few of my favorites are listed below: Disabled Sex Yes! Consent is Sexy: Sexual Autonomy and Disability. Taking Your Body for a Ride: Masturbation and Disability. Sex on the Brain: Sex and Autism, Mental Illness and Other Cognitive Diversity. Disabled Sex for Two (or. The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability is the first complete sex guide for people who live with disabilities, pain, illness, or chronic conditions. Useful for absolutely everyone, regardless of age, gender, or sexual orientation, the book addresses a wide range of disabilities? from chronic fatigue, back pain, and asthma to spinal cord injury, hearing and visual impairment, multiple.


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Edited by. Robert McRuer; Robert McRuer. Robert McRuer is Professor of English at the George Washington University. He is the author of Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability and The Queer Renaissance: Contemporary American Literature and the Reinvention of Lesbian and Gay Identities.

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is constructed as a bunch of questions a woman with a disability might have – about her body, about the mechanics and dynamics of having sex, about the complexities of being in an intimate relationship or having children, about unvoiced fears or experiences of encountering abuse. A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities: Sexuality, a book published by Hesperian Foundation, provides basic information on sexuality and disability, including different ways of having sex and possible problems during sex.

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