Ladd CH2 pages 86-87 Ella Mae Lentz (9:03)
Discusses research on the Others as being framed almost entirely within existing discursive systems. Discusses “liberal ideologies” and some problems with them. Contrasts them with “liberation ideologies.” Explores a bit on academic research’s influence on policy changes and the importance of challenging the ruling hegemonies especially in the academia. Finally, points out the inherited cultural attitudes towards the Others in Western cultures have influenced the British Deaf community (and other Deaf communities) throughout history.