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Deborah Little

Associate Professor
Adelphi University
United States of America


Deborah Little completed PhD Sociology, University of California Berkeley (2001) J.D. Magna Cum Laude, Georgetown University Law Center (1981) M.A. Sociology, University of California Berkeley (1989).Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research, University of Michigan, 2001-2003.

Research Interest

Carework, disability, social movements


  • Bush, Melanie and Deborah L. Little (2009). Teaching toward Praxis and Political Engagement. In David Fasenfest (Eds.). Engaging Social Justice: Critical Studies of 21st Century Social Transformation. Leiden: Brill.

  • Little, Deborah L. (2010). "Sit Home and Collect the Check": Race, Class, and the Social Construction of Disability Identity. In Barnartt, Sharon N. (Eds.). Disability as a Fluid State. (pp. 183-202). Bingley: Emerald Group.

  • Deborah L. Little (2015). Building a Movement of Caring Selves: Organizing Direct Care Workers. In Mignon Duffy, Amy Armenia, Clare L. Stacey (Eds.). Caring on the Clock: The Complexities and Contradictions of Paid Work. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

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