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By Alan Roulstone

This e-book brings jointly officially disparate literatures and debates on incapacity and expertise in a fashion that captures the advanced interaction among the 2. Drawing on incapacity stories, expertise reports and scientific experiences, the publication argues that interdisciplinary insights jointly offer a extra nuanced and not more stylized photograph of the advantages and boundaries in incapacity and technology.
Drawing on a breadth of empirical stories from around the globe, an image emerges of the complicated and multi-directional interaction of expertise and incapacity. expertise is neither inherently allowing or disabling yet essentially formed via the social dynamics that form their layout, use and impact.

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2001; Barnes et al. 1999; Ellul and Merton 1964; Goodley 2010; Heidegger 1977; Thomas 2007; Verbeek 2011; Wajcman 2010; Watson et al. 2013). However, the key debates and implications for understanding the intersections of disability and technology are required. There are, however, some new insights here even for readers rather more familiar with these debates, given the lens through which we will view technology, which will be much © The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016 A. 1057/978-1-137-45042-5_2 45 46 Disability and Technology wider than simply microchip technology (Lane 2006) and will be in an interdisciplinary context (Repko 2008).

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