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By Roddy Slorach

ISBN-10: 1910885037

ISBN-13: 9781910885031

Slorach indicates how capitalism created incapacity by means of turning our minds and our bodies into commodities to be priced and traded. those that don't healthy are excluded and pointed out as an issue.

This publication examines the origins and improvement of incapacity, incapacity events in numerous elements of the area and the hidden background of teams akin to disabled warfare veterans, deaf humans and people in psychological misery.

It argues that Marxism is helping offer an figuring out of the politics and nature of incapacity and provides a imaginative and prescient of a higher global for all.

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