Disability Hate Crime and Violence

Disability Hate Crime and Violence 2013 – (Featuring The Lawnmowers (Chapter 13).

Routledge – Advances in Disability Studies, IBSN: 978-0-415-67431-7


Bringing together the notions of civil courage and critical theatre as tools for better responses to disablist hate crime. Brandon and Keyes, working with the learning disabled theatre company The Lawnmowers, explore the use of civil courage (and good Samaritan principles) and their value in reducing hate crime. The innovative methods to spread messages about and reduce crime make this a very novel addition to the field.