Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal


We have been publishing RDS since 2003 and have published  over 500 authors from all over the world, including numerous authors from other UCEDDs. One of only a handful of peer-reviewed Disability Studies journals in the world, the Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) is a quarterly online journal that provides an international forum for people with disabilities, academics, professionals, artists and creators from all backgrounds and expertise to express ideas relevant to disability studies and people with disabilities. 



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Vol 13, No 2

Photo of Raphael Raphael, RDS Associate Editor for Multimedia & Creative Works,                                                                              

The latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies is out! Dive into this issues' topics ranging for Disability Studies in Physical Recreation, Social Participation of Children, Immigrants in Australia, Anxiety as a Tool for Critical Disability Studies, Film Genre and Mental Illness and much more at


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Table of Contents


Thinking About Immigration and Disability
Raphael Raphael

Research Articles and Essays

The Changing View of Physical Recreation for People with Disabilities in the USA: A More Inclusive Perspective?
Anna Brady, Keith Christensen, Judith Holt
Changing Disability Status of Immigrants in Australia - Three Cases
Qingsheng Zhou
Neighborhood Effects on Social Participation of Children With and Without Disabilities
Mansha Mirza, Yoonsang Kim

Best Practices in Disability Studies

Anxiety as a Tool for Critical Disability Studies Fieldwork
Joseph Michael Valente


Picturing Scary Places: the Horror Genre and Mental Illness Review of Disability Studies Interview with Perry Blackshear
Raphael Raphael
Dissertation & Abstracts v13i2
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