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En makt- & normkritisk läsning av den handikappolitiska planen

Molander, Hanna LU (2011) GNVK01 20111
Department of Gender Studies
Abstract
The aim of this thesis is to explore how power and normality are treated in From patient to citizen – a national action plan for disability politics (2000) (In Swedish "Från patient till medborgare – en nationell handlingsplan för handikappolitiken"), and to explore how or if the disability politics objectives take into account more intersections of power than just (dis)ability.
The central research questions are as follows:firstly, where and why is disability politics needed; secondly, is the right to participation formulated based on ableism; and thirdly, what power structures are mentioned, what becomes norm(al).
Through the perspective of power from discourse analysis and with criptheory’s criticism of the normate, I examine and... (More)
The aim of this thesis is to explore how power and normality are treated in From patient to citizen – a national action plan for disability politics (2000) (In Swedish "Från patient till medborgare – en nationell handlingsplan för handikappolitiken"), and to explore how or if the disability politics objectives take into account more intersections of power than just (dis)ability.
The central research questions are as follows:firstly, where and why is disability politics needed; secondly, is the right to participation formulated based on ableism; and thirdly, what power structures are mentioned, what becomes norm(al).
Through the perspective of power from discourse analysis and with criptheory’s criticism of the normate, I examine and discuss how the national action plan represents and judges "citizens".
Swedish disability politics focuses on three main areas: Ensuring that the disability perspective permeates all sectors of society; the creation of an accessible society; and the improvement of responsiveness/conduct. (Http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/108/a/1478).
The principle of normalization has shaped disability politics since the 1960s, which means that even the "disabled" are entitled to "normal living conditions". The focus on the “normal” is an important starting point of this paper. Although the principle of normalization has been replaced by other ways to formulate the disability politics targets (see above), the search for the normal is still present.
In the disability politics plan of today, there are good intentions but normate/ableism permeates all the formulations in the plan. I want to criticize the distinction between "able-bodied" and "disabled" and hope that this paper raises thoughts and ideas that challenge this type of categorization. (Less)
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author
Molander, Hanna LU
supervisor
organization
course
GNVK01 20111
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
disability politics, identity politics, handikappolitik, normalitet, funktionsnormativitet/normatmakt, identitetspolitik, cripteori, normality, ableism/the normate, crip theory
language
Swedish
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1970581
date added to LUP
2011-06-16 15:39:13
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2011-06-16 15:39:13
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  abstract     = {The aim of this thesis is to explore how power and normality are treated in From patient to citizen – a national action plan for disability politics (2000) (In Swedish "Från patient till medborgare – en nationell handlingsplan för handikappolitiken"), and to explore how or if the disability politics objectives take into account more intersections of power than just (dis)ability. 
The central research questions are as follows:firstly, where and why is disability politics needed; secondly, is the right to participation formulated based on ableism; and thirdly, what power structures are mentioned, what becomes norm(al). 
Through the perspective of power from discourse analysis and with criptheory’s criticism of the normate, I examine and discuss how the national action plan represents and judges "citizens".
Swedish disability politics focuses on three main areas: Ensuring that the disability perspective permeates all sectors of society; the creation of an accessible society; and the improvement of responsiveness/conduct. (Http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/108/a/1478). 
The principle of normalization has shaped disability politics since the 1960s, which means that even the "disabled" are entitled to "normal living conditions". The focus on the “normal” is an important starting point of this paper. Although the principle of normalization has been replaced by other ways to formulate the disability politics targets (see above), the search for the normal is still present. 
In the disability politics plan of today, there are good intentions but normate/ableism permeates all the formulations in the plan. I want to criticize the distinction between "able-bodied" and "disabled" and hope that this paper raises thoughts and ideas that challenge this type of categorization.},
  author       = {Molander, Hanna},
  keyword      = {disability politics,identity politics,handikappolitik,normalitet,funktionsnormativitet/normatmakt,identitetspolitik,cripteori,normality,ableism/the normate,crip theory},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {En makt- & normkritisk läsning av den handikappolitiska planen},
  year         = {2011},
}