Read: Longmore, Why I Burned My Book, introduction and ch. 1 & 7 (pp. 1-32, 131-146)
Then answer either question 1 or 2 below.
1) What term(s) for “disability” and “people with disabilities” do you think are most appropriate? Why? Can “people with disabilities” be described as a single group? Why or why not? Please engage with Longmore in your answer The point here is to think through Longmore’s arguments about the meaning of disability and the need for disability studies and whether you agree with him.
2) Alternatively, you can summarize in several sentences your “muddiest point(s),” that is, what important point(s) in Longmore you found most confusing.