From the Cripple-Power-Festival to Independence Days: Disability Culture in Germany

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Ottmar Miles-Paul

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Cripple-Power-Festival, Germany, disability culture

Abstract

The German cripple-power-festival is an initiative which promotes disability culture in Germany.  The fourth festival of this kind took place in September 2003 as a part of the European Year of Disabled People.  Ottmar Miles-Paul, a free-lance journalist based in Kassel, Germany provides insight about this initiative and the changes disability culture is making in the area of general disability politics in Germany.
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