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Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Aimi Hamraie


Building Access investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Illustrated with a wealth of rare archival materials, this book brings together scientific, social, and political histories in what is not only the pioneering critical account of Universal Design but also a deep engagement with the politics of knowing, making, and belonging in twentieth-century United States.

Keywords: Disability Race Citizenship Universal design Crip theory Politics Accessibility Ergonomics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781517901639
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aimi Hamraie, author
Vanderbilt University