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If I Only Had a Brain

Deconstructing Brain Injury, 1st Edition

By Mark Sherry


256 pages | 2 B/W Illus.

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This book offers a rich, insider's viewpoint of the lived experience of brain injury. Sherry, a survivor of brain injury himself, uses a cross-disciplinary theoretical approach (drawing upon the social and medical models of disability and combining them with lessons from feminism, queer theory, postcolonial and postmodern literature) to frame an enriching narrative about the lived experience of brain injury.

About the Author

Mark Sherry, Endowed Chair of Disability Studies at The University of Toledo, is an internationally known researcher on disability issues - particularly brain injury and disability hate crimes. A keynote speaker many major conferences in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, Dr. Sherry has published in Disability and Society, The Review of Disability Studies and Disability Studies Quarterly.

About the Series

New Approaches in Sociology

Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Mental Health
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General