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ERIC Number: EJ916178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-0968-7599
Dyslexia, Mothering and Work: Intersecting Identities, Reframing, "Drowning" and Resistance
Skinner, Tina
Disability & Society, v26 n2 p125-137 Mar 2011
This paper focuses on the ways in which mothering, work and dyslexia intersect in lived experience. The theoretical framework used to interpret these experiences draws on competing discourses variously imposed on and internalised by the individual; however, it also stresses the ability (however limited) of the individual to reframe and therefore contest how they have been defined. This is illustrated and developed through an autoethnographic case study where I tell stories about my education, diagnosis as dyslexic, academic work, and experiences of early motherhood. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)