Scapegoat: How we are failing disabled people is the first British book about disability hate crime in the UK . It examines the roots of our uncomfortable and often hostile attitudes towards disabled people and argues for the official recognition of crimes against disabled people as a hate crime.
Katharine Quarmby is a Contributor at Mosiac Science magazine and a Royal Literary Fund Fellow (September 2015-2017, at the London School of Economics). She is an award-winning writer, journalist and film-maker specialising in social affairs with an investigative edge.
Her most recent book, Hear My Cry, with the British Yemeni ‘honour violence’ survivor, Diana Kader, will be published in 2015 in Poland.
In 2007 Katharine started to investigate a number of violent killings of disabled men and women across the UK. Her first non-fiction book, chronicling such crimes, Sc...
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