Sex Roles (2009) 60:291–294 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9511-6 BOOK REVIEW Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability. By Robert McRuer, New York, New York University Press, 2006. 283 pp. $22.00 (paperback). ISBN-10: 0814757138 Alison Kafer Published online: 22 August 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 In a 2005 special issue of Social Text, David Eng, Judith have had on people with disabilities, even as it deploys Halberstam, and José Esteban Muñoz ask, “What’s queer images of disabled people to justify its work (p. 196). His about queer studies now?” (Eng et al. 2005). As that title text, in other words, is not exactly, or not only, an answer to suggests, the co-editors explore what makes queer theory their questions, but a reimagining, and extension, of the queer. In so doing, they both highlight emerging queer questions themselves. scholarship and call for renewed attention to the term itself, As with the co-editors of the Social Text special issue examining the ways in which the label continues to travel, (Eng et al. 2005), and their focus on the possibilities and “a political metaphor without a fixed referent” (Eng et al. exclusions of “queer,” McRuer wants us to zero our 2005,
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