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The social model of disability: an outdated ideology?

disability-studies.leeds.ac.uk/files/library/Shakespeare-social-model-of-disability.pdf
The paper explore the background to British academic and political debates over the social model, and argue that the time has come to move beyond this position. Three central criticisms of the British social model are presented, focusing on: the issue of impairment; the impairment/disability dualism; and the issue of identity. It is suggested that an embodied ontology offers the best starting point for disability studies, and some signposts on the way to a more adequate social theory...