These books inform my theoretical perspective.

Ahmed, Sara. Living a Feminist Life. Duke University Press, 2017.

Ahmed, Sara. Queer Phenomenology. Orientations, Objects, Others. Duke University Press, 2006.

Ahmed, Sara. The Promise of Happiness. Duke University Press, 2010.

Allan, Kathryn. Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure. Palgrave, 2013.

Alper, Meryl. Giving Voice: Mobile Communication, Disability, and Inequality. MIT Press, 2017.

Anzaldúa, Gloria and Cherríe Moraga. This Bridge Called My Back, Fourth Edition: Writings by Radical Women of Color. State University of New York Press, 2015.

Bartlett, Jennifer and Daniel Simpson. Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of DisabilityCinco Puntos Press, 2011.

Barthes, Roland. A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments. HarperCollins Canada, 1977.

Berlant, Lauren. Cruel Optimism. Duke University Press, 2011.

Brueggemann, Brenda Jo, Sharon L. Snyder and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson. Disability Studies: Enabling the Humanities. Modern Language Association, 2002.

Brune, Jeffery. Disability and Passing: Blurring the Lines of Identity. Temple University Press, 2012.

Butler, Judith. Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex. Routledge, 2011.

Butler, Judith. Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence. Verso, 2006.

Cahune, Claude. Disavowals: or Cancelled Confessions. The MIT Press, 2008.

Césaire, Suzanne. The Great Camouflage: Writings of Dissent (1941–1945). Wesleyan, 2012.

Corker, Mairian and Tom Shakespeare, eds. Disability/Postmodernity: Embodying Disability Theory. Bloomsbury Academic, 2002.

Collins, Patricia Hill and Sirma Bilge. Intersectionality (Key Concepts). Polity, 2016.

Chateauvert, Melinda. Sex Workers Unite: A History of the Movement from Stonewall to Slutwalk. Beacon Press, 2014.

Cvetkovich, Ann. Depression: A Public Feeling. Duke University Press, 2012.

Davies, Dominic, Tom Shakespeare and Kath Gillespie-Sells. The Sexual Politics of Disability: Untold Desires. Cassell, 1996.

Davis, Lennard J. Enforcing Normalcy: Disability, Deafness, and the Body. Verso, 1995.

Davis, Lennard J., ed. The Disability Studies Reader (Fourth Edition). Routledge, 2014.

Davis, Lennard J. Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Dismodernism and Other Difficult Positions. New York University Press, 2002.

Dolmage, Jay Timothy. Disability Rhetoric. Syracuse University Press, 2014.

Edelman, Lee. No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive. Duke University Press, 2004.

Ellcessor, Elizabeth. Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation. New York University Press, 2016.

Ellis, Katie and Gerard Goggin. Disability and the Media. Palgrave, 2015.

El Sadaawi, Nawal. Woman at Point Zero. Zed Books, 2007.

El Sadaawi, Nawal. Memoirs from the Women’s Prison. University of California Press, 2004.

Frank, Miriam. Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America. Temple University Press, 2014.

Garland-Thomson, Rosemarie. Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature. Columbia University Press, 1996.

Goggin, Gerard and Christopher Newell. Digital Disability: The Social Construction of Disability in New Media. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002.

Halberstam, J. Jack. Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal. Beacon Press, 2013.

Halberstam, J. Jack. In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives. New York University Press, 2005.

Halberstam, J. Jack. The Queer Art of Failure. Duke University Press, 2011.

Haraway, Donna. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature. Routledge, 1991.

Harding-Davis, Rebecca. Life in the Iron Mills. The Atlantic, 1861.

Harjo, Joy. “The Woman Hanging from the 13th Floor.” She Had Some Horses. W.W. Norton, 2008.

Hutchinson, Beth and Bonnie G. Smith, eds. Gendering Disability. Rutgers University Press, 2004.

Kafer, Alison. Feminist, Queer, Crip. Indiana University Press, 2013.

Kristiansen, Kristjana, Simo Vehmas and Tom Shakespeare. Arguing about Disability: Philosophical Perspectives. Taylor & Francis, 2008.

Lewis, Victoria Ann. Beyond Victims and Villains: Contemporary Plays by Disabled Playwrights. Theater Communication Group, 2005.

Linton, Simi. Claiming Disability: Knowledge and Identity. New York University Press, 1998.

Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches. Crossing Press, 2007.

Love, Heather. Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History. Harvard University Press, 2007.

McRuer, Robert. Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability. New York University Press, 2006.

Mitchell, David T. The Biopolitics of Disability: Neoliberalism, Ablenationalism, and Peripheral Embodiment. University of Michigan Press, 2015.

Mock, Janet. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More. Atria, 2014.

Morrison, Toni. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination. Vintage, 1992.

Morrison, Toni. “Recitatif.” Confirmation: An Anthology of African American Women. Morrow, 1983.

Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye. Vintage, 1970.

Muñoz, José Esteban. Disidentifications: Queers Of Color And The Performance Of PoliticsUniversity Of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Nielson, Kim E. A Disability History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)Beacon Press, 2013.

Norden, Martin F. The Cinema of Isolation: A History of Physical Disability in the MoviesRutgers University Press, 1994.

Pilgrim, David. Mental Health and Inequality. Palgrave, 2002.

Powers, Will (Lynn Goldsmith). Dancing for Mental Health. CD Baby, 1983.

Puar, Jasbir. Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times. Duke University Press, 2007.

Quayson, Ato. Aesthetic Nervousness: Disability and the Crisis of Representation. Columbia University Press, 2007.

Robinson, Catherine, Robert Poole and Robert Higgo. Mental Health and Poverty. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Samuels, Ellen. Fantasies of Identification: Disability, Gender, Race. New York University Press, 2014.

Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World. Oxford University Press, 1985.

Snyder, Sharon L and David Mitchell. Cultural Locations of Disability. University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Snyder, Sharon L. and David Mitchell. Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse. University of Michigan Press, 2001.

Stone, Allucquère Rosanne. The War of Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age. MIT Press, 1995.

Titchkosky, Tanya. Reading and Writing Disability Differently: The Textured Life of Embodiment. University of Toronto Press, 2007.

Weheliye, Alexander G. Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human. Duke University Press, 2014.

Wendell, Susan. The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on DisabilityRoutledge, 1996.