Show Summary Details
Page of

Who’s Teaching Whom? Disability and Deaf Studies Approaches to the Health Humanities 

Who’s Teaching Whom? Disability and Deaf Studies Approaches to the Health Humanities
Chapter:
Who’s Teaching Whom? Disability and Deaf Studies Approaches to the Health Humanities
Author(s):

Rebecca Garden

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190636890.003.0013
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 02 July 2022

This chapter contributes to health humanities pedagogy by addressing the social and structural dimensions of health and healthcare through the theories and practices of disability studies. It begins by discussing the role of disability studies in health humanities approaches to social and structural determinants of health, as well as the sometimes vexed relationship between the two fields. It discusses shared commitments to the pedagogical use of narrative and provides a case study of inclusive education in practice. This chapter represents disability studies critiques of health humanities as welcome challenges to deepen its pedagogy and practices. It also maps out arguments for and some basic approaches to access in the classroom, describing pedagogy that is accountable to the claims of disability justice in practice as well as theory.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.