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Constellations are not about acquisition of partial knowledge, however somewhat about recognition of the relation of concepts to one another in order that conflicts between them come to light and reveal what identitarian logic has unnoticed. That is, disability is conceived in relation to the capitalist mode of production, whereby trade worth and equivalence leads to conceptual frameworks of identification and sameness. Although Puar recognizes the ways wherein equivalence and identity are at work within neoliberal capitalist economies, she challenges this pairing by way of an examination of the processes of capability and debility that exceed the category of disability. Puar contends that given biopolitical developments in neoliberal capitalism, normalizing the disabled physique is now not the most important focus of medical intervention. A biopolitical shift has occurred whose focus is the differential capacitation of all bodies, she claims, not the achievement of a normative ready-bodiness. In accordance with Puar, neoliberalism mobilizes the tension between capacity and debility to break down the binaries between normative/non-normative, disabled/abled because "debility is worthwhile to capitalism, but so is the demand to 'get better' from or overcome it" (154) via processes of capacitation. In something akin to creating constellations, Puar moves us away from pondering by way of binaries of abled/disabled and reframes this relationship by way of debility and capability to attend to modifications within capitalism.

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