Media & Disability Interest Group
1997 Research Papers

DISABILITY POLICIES, PRESIDENTS, AND THE PRESS



"Franklin Delano Roosevelt and His Disability: The Chicago Tribune and the 1936 Election"
Darlene Jirikowic
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

"Coverage of Presidential Illness and Disability"
Ann Preston
Quincy University

"The Americans with Disabilities Act: Defining Deaf People and Their Rights"
Mark Borchert
University of Colorado

DISABILITY IDENTITY VIEWED THROUGH PRINT MEDIA

"A Search for Indications of Disability Culture' in Magazines Marketed to the Disability Community"
Jeffrey Alan John
Wright State University

"Disability Publication Demographics and Coverage Models"
Lillie S. Ransom
University of Maryland

"Local Newspaper Coverage of Ethnic Minority Groups and Americans with Disabilities"
Douglas Blanks Hindman, et al.
North Dakota State University

"From Pity to Pride: People with Disabilities, The Media, & An Emerging Disability Culture"
Miho Iwakuma
University of Oklahoma

FEMINIST & CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON MEDIA AND DISABILITY

"Hand-ling Media Research on Disability: Toward Including a Feminist Exile' Perspective on Theory and Practice"
Catherine Marston
University of Iowa

" Are You Letting Your Mental Health Problems Hurt Him?':
Advice to Women about Mental Health and Illness in Women's Magazines, 1960-1990"
Carol Brooks Gardner
Indiana University, Indianapolis

"Images of Mental Retardation in American Film: Narratives, Semiotics, and Historical Perspectives"
Patrick Devlieger, Tal Baz, and Carlos Drazen
University of Illinois at Chicago

"Containment of Image: Critical Theory and Perspectives on Disability in Media"
Robert Kalwinsky
University of Iowa