Inequality and Disability Justice

Debra Thompson and Michael Orsini | May 3, 2023

Various orders of government and institutions like universities develop policies for disabled people. How often are disabled people brought into the process of policymaking?

In this episode of In/Equality, host Debra Thompson speaks with Michael Orsini, a Professor of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa and a critical disability scholar. The conversation begins with an an understanding of what policies impact disabled people? How are disabled people made invisible in the making of these policies? How does autism force us to rethink assumptions about disability and diversity? And how can we reconceptualize policy to move toward disability justice? Tune in for answers to these questions and more.

This episode is part of the In/Equality Podcast series.