Shelley I appreciate a critique of 'impairment' as much as the next person but do not feel this 'personality politics' is really furthering the debate. As Gregg is pointing out: chill with the personality attacks and go with the critique all the very best Dan Goodley Quoting Shelley Lynn Tremain <[log in to unmask]>: > Gregg, > Barnes was clearly being misleading in his second post by implying that > the remarks in the announcement were Mark's rather than his own. I, for > one, think that dishonesty and abuse of power in a forum such as this is > far more detrimental to the participation of everyone who would choose to > do so than is "calling a spade a spade". > > S.L. Tremain > > > > While I agree with the criticism of the press release, I see no reason to > > question the motives or sincerity anyone posting to this list. It only > > serves to intimidate others posting freely to this forum. > > -Gregg > > > > ------------------ > > Gregg Beratan > > Institute of Education > > 59 Gordon Sq. > > London, WC1H ONT > > > > (tel)011 44 779 976 7562 > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Shelley Lynn Tremain [mailto:[log in to unmask]] > > Sent: Fri 3/12/2004 3:32 PM > > To: [log in to unmask] > > Cc: > > Subject: Re: new book > > > > > > > > Well, Barnes and Priestley have both presented a disingenuous spin on > the > > announcement. If one checks last month's archives, one will see > that > > Barnes's first announcement about this book said that same > > (objectionable) > > things about "impairments". > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "Mark Priestley" <[log in to unmask]> > > To: <[log in to unmask]> > > Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 10:25 AM > > Subject: Re: new book > > > > > > Hi > > > > Thanks for the observations. I have to confess to not reading the > text > > before I forwarded it to the list (busy day!). I've amended the > online > > order form accordingly at: > > > > http://www.leeds.ac.uk/disability-studies/books/book5.htm > > > > As soon as I get a chapter listing on disk I'll add that for > information > > (I'm afraid I haven't time to type it all out manually today). > > > > We can but try... and I do look forward to the day when we can > purchase > > everyone else's books in electronic format too :o) > > > > Best wishes > > > > Mark > > > > > > ________________End of message______________________ > > Archives and tools for the Disability-Research Discussion List > are now located at: > > www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/disability-research.html > > You can JOIN or LEAVE the list from this web page. > ________________End of message______________________ Archives and tools for the Disability-Research Discussion List are now located at: www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/disability-research.html You can JOIN or LEAVE the list from this web page.