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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
> >
> >
>
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