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The Politics of Blindness examines the conventional approaches to numerous problems that affect people who are blind (such as education, Braille literacy, economic inequities, stereotyping, job training and employment opportunities, poverty, rehabilitation and social services).

An Award for the Politics of Blindness

Graeme received the Best Author for Achievement Award at the Sixth Annual University of Victoria Access A+ ceremony in honour of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. You can read the news release about the award here.

A Testimonial from N. Krishnaswamy

N.Krishnaswamy, the chairman of Vidya Vrikshah, recently praised The Politics of Blindness. Read what he has to say by following this link.

Graeme’s Interview on BBC Radio 4

On November 22, Graeme spoke with In Touch on BBC Radio 4. Click here to listen to the interview.

Listen to what people are saying about the book

Michael J. Prince wrote a testimonial to The Politics of Blindness. Prince is Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria and author of Absent Citizens: Disability Politics and Policy in Canada. Click here to listen to his testimonial read by John Stonehouse

News

Graeme McCreath discussed his book on CBC Radio’s The Current on March 16. You can hear the interview by following this link.

A review of The Politics of Blindness appeared in the March 20 edition of the Victoria Times Colonist.

CNIB President and CEO John M. Rafferty reacted to the Times Colonist review in a letter to the editor. His letter drew responses from Dr. Alex Porzecanski and Frederick Driver.

Video from The Politics of Blindness Book launch

The Politics of Blindness Makes History

On January 8, 2011 The Politics of Blindness made history by becoming the first book to sell Braille copies before the release of a print copy. Print copies of The Politics of Blindness went on sale January 29, 2011.

Copyright © 2014 Graeme McCreath
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The Politics of Blindness can be purchased online in print, ebook, digital audio, audio read by John Stonehouse and Braille editions.