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Alter, European Journal of Disability Research is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal, published in English or in French, and dedicated to research on disability from the humanities and social sciences perspectives.

Created in 2007, Alter is the property of Alter – European Society for Research on Disability. From January 2022 on, the journal will be published, in its paper version, by Éditions de l'EHESS. Its editorial line and management will continue to be the responsibility of a multidisciplinary and international Editorial Board. Open to all human and social sciences, the journal encourages connections between academic and fundamental science and applied and experiential knowledge. Alter publishes research contributions from Europe and around the world.

The issues of the journal include the following sections:

  • « Research papers | Articles originaux de recherche »

  • « Key texts revisited | Retour sur textes »

  • « Short report | Note de recherche »

  • « Crisis and disability | Crises et handicap »

  • « Book review | Notes de lecture »

For more details see the Guide for authors.

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