Finding Becky: How Disability Erasure in Play Reflects and Influences Reality


Karin Hitselberger

Abstract


This blog post examines the personal impact of disability representation in children’s toys, and explores how the story of a two decade old, discontinued, disabled doll mirrors the experiences of disabled people in society today.

Keywords


Representation, popular culture, social model, Barbie dolls, toys
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