Neurodiversity Movement and Rational Demand Avoidance: The clash of 2 competing biopower technologies in action
Woods, R. (2018). Neurodiversity Movement and Rational Demand Avoidance: The clash of 2 competing biopower technologies in action. PARC Critical Autism Studies Conference 2018. Keyworth Street, London South Bank University (LSBU), London, SE1 6LN. 18 Jul 2018 Participatory Autism Research Collective (PARC).
This is a presentation I delivered at Participatory Autism Research Collective Critical Autism Studies Conference 2018. It builds on the work of Damian Milton (2013) exploring how Rational Demand Avoidance can be explained as a biopower, available at the link below: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/62694/ While reflecting on this I realised that the similar processes are also applicable to the Neurodiversity Movement. This is a slightly updated version, with more references and further proof reading. I particularly changed 2 of the Rational Demand Avoidance stereotypes to be reflective of wider literature. Please do contact me if you have questions regarding the content.
|Keywords||Pathological Demand Avoidance.|
|Publisher||Participatory Autism Research Collective (PARC)|
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|18 Jul 2018|
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|Deposited||05 Nov 2020|
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