Society for Medical Anthropology

A section of the American Anthropological Association

Special Interest Groups: DRIG

  • Disability Research Interest Group

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from the libraries

  • "Disability, Health and Social Exclusion" Tanya Burchardt, November 2003
    A report prepared by the ESRC Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion - London School of Economics examines the link between social exclusion, health and disability. (This site links to a PDF file)
  • "Health Disparities and Mental Retardation"
    In February 2002, the Surgeon General released the Report of the Surgeon General's Conference on Health Disparities and Mental Retardation, which was held December 5-6, 2001.



  • Disability World
    A bimonthly web-zine of international disability news and views

    The Review of Disability Studies
    The new journal, published by The Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, contains research articles, essays, and bibliographies relating to the culture of disability and people with disabilities. It also publishes forums on disability topics brought together by forum editors of international stature. Poetry, short stories, creative essays, photographs, and art work related to disability are also welcome. The journal is published four times a year, and each issue runs approximately 100 pages.
  • Disability Studies Quarterly
    The journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities.
  • The Disability Rag's Ragged Edge Magazine Online
  • Mouth Magazine

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