Spectacle, performance, and the re-presentation of disability and impairment

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This article proposes the value of investigating audience interpretations as viewing performances to interrogate disabling discourses on popular television. In synthesising media and disability studies approaches, performances of identities are investigated, contextualizing the media as a crucial factor in forms of cultural identification, contributing to patterns of exclusion and inclusion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-44
Number of pages11
JournalReview of Disability Studies
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2014
Externally publishedYes


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