‘Refleshingly Disabled’: interrogations into the corporeality of 'Disablised' bodies

Campbell, Fiona A. (1999) ‘Refleshingly Disabled’: interrogations into the corporeality of 'Disablised' bodies. The Australian Feminist Law Journal, 12 (1). pp. 57-80. ISSN 1320-0968


Among abusive expressions relating to the body, habits, learning, occupation, or nationalities, that of calling a deformed man by his right name, such as 'the blind', 'the lame,' etc., shall be punished with a fine of 3 panas ... Ifthe blind, the lame, etc., are insulted with such ironical expressions as 'a man of beautiful eyes,'a man of beautiful teeth,', etc., the fine shall be 12 panas. Likewise when a person is taunted for leprosy, lunacy, impotency and the like. Abusive expressions in general, no matter whether true, false, or reserve with reference to the abused, shall be punished with fines ranging above 12 panas, in the case of persons of equal rank.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Access to published version in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2018 02:00
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2018 02:25
Uncontrolled Keywords: disability studies; sociology of the body; disability history
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160806 Social Theory
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1080/13200968.1999.11077293
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/29404

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