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Restricted Access: "Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation"

Elizabeth Ellcessor


Restricted Access investigates digital media accessibility—the processes by which media is made usable by people with particular needs—and argues for conceptualizing access in a way that enables greater participation in all forms of mediated culture. Drawing on disability and cultural studies, this book proposes an interrogatory framework based around issues of regulation, use, content, form, and experience. Using interviews with policy makers and accessibility professionals, analysis of popular culture and archival materials, and an ethnographic study of internet use by people with disabiliti ... More

Keywords: access, method, regulation, form, content, use, experience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781479813803
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479813803.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth Ellcessor, author
Indiana University-Bloomington