publication . Article . 2017

Modes of ordering disability: students living with visual disabilities in the Sultanate of Oman

Rebecka Näslund; Shariffa Khalid Qais Al Said;
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  • Published: 24 Jan 2017 Journal: Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (issn: 1501-7419, eissn: 1745-3011, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Stockholm University Press
Abstract
This article examines how a group of students with visual disabilities speak about becoming disabled and living with disability in relation to: material entities, practices, and their own expectations regarding the future in the Sultanate of Oman. It draws upon individual interviews among six adults with visual disabilities. The article outlines, from a material semiotics approach, how various forms of modes of ordering enact disability. An interdisciplinary approach, informed by disability studies and science and technology studies, is implemented to interpret: How do students with visual disabilities express the relationships between material entities (such as...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY
free text keywords: Disability; material semiotics; modes of ordering; Sultanate of Oman; technologies, Disability, material semiotics, modes of ordering, Sultanate of Oman, technologies, Social sciences (General), H1-99, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Semiotics, Psychology, Pedagogy, Disability studies
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publication . Article . 2017

Modes of ordering disability: students living with visual disabilities in the Sultanate of Oman

Rebecka Näslund; Shariffa Khalid Qais Al Said;