Author: Anna McClennen

ANNA MCCLENNEN is a philosopher and critical disability studies scholar who teaches in the Critical Thinking Program at Borough of Manhattan Community College. She is currently writing a memoir about disability rights and the U.S. carceral regime.


Why We Need Socialist Disability Theory and Critical Disability Socialism

The modern concept of disability—indeed, the conception of disability itself, as there was no identical concept before modern times—is a by-product of capitalism. Capitalism spawns disability both as the primary producer of impairment (through industrial workplace accidents, the physical and . . .

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