Download PDF by Prof. Vaidehi Ramanathan: Bodies and Language: Health, Ailments, Disabilities (None)

By Prof. Vaidehi Ramanathan

This booklet significantly addresses the position of language in our collective development of ‘normal’ our bodies. Addressing a number matters associated with seen and invisible, power and terminal stipulations, the amount probes concerns in and round sufferer and caregiver money owed. Focussing on physique stipulations linked to breast melanoma, Alzheimer’s ailment, (type-1) diabetes, epilepsy, partial listening to and autism, the e-book attracts on a number severe theories to contest jointly assembled notions of ‘abnormality,’ ‘disability’ and ‘impairments.’ It additionally addresses the necessity for utilized sociolinguists to take account of the way our studying practices - the texts we produce, the orientations we suppose, the theoretical grounds from which we proceed-- create ‘meanings’ approximately our bodies and ‘normalcy,’ and the significance of last ever vigilant and civically accountable in what we do or declare to do.

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