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WGST 59: Feminist Approaches to Disability Studies: Selected Web Resources

Open Access Journals

Disability Studies Quarterly 
The journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS), describes itself as the first journal of disability studies. Available online through the Open Journals systems from volume 20, no. 4 (2000) to the present, the interdisciplinary journal offers themed issues such as Disability and Humor, Disability Blogging, and Disability Studies and Technology, Sexuality and Disability. 

Review of Disability Studies (RDS): An International Journal
 RDS is a peer-review journal published quarterly by the Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawai‘i-Mano. Published since 2003, the journal showcases research articles on a wide range of subjects, including studies about disability in other countries, negotiating strategies for working from home, and law and policy studies The journal is available free online as a downloadable PDF or as a viewable Web page.

Selected Web Sites

Web resources may help you connect with useful information on your topic. Be sure to evaluate the authority and reliability of all information found on the Internet.

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium
The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) collects large quantities of survey data and administrative records related to people with disabilities each year for use primarily by policy makers. Researchers can browse online or download the 2019 PDF.

The Center on Human Policy (Syracuse University
The Center on Human Policy (CHP) is a grant-funded center that supports research, teaching, and advocacy to promote the rights of people with disabilities locally, nationally, and globally, and to facilitate a critical examination of disability as an aspect of diversity in society.

Disability Social History Project: The Disability History Project is a community history project and we welcome your participation. This is an opportunity for disabled people to reclaim our history and determine how we want to define ourselves and our struggles. People with disabilities have an exciting and rich history that should be shared with the world. 

Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement
An introduction, oral histories, and other resources from UC Berkeley

The Disability Archive UK
Archive of seminal writings of disability studies scholars from the UK maintained by Centre for Disability Studies at University of Leeds