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Disability: social aspects books

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Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2 by Julie Beadle-Brown Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2

The last three decades a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Attachments to War Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America by Jennifer Terry Attachments to War Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America

Jennifer Terry traces how biomedical logics entangle Americans in a perpetual state of war, in which new forms of wounding necessitate the continual development of treatment and prosthetic technologies while the military justifies violence and military occupation as necessary conditions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Attachments to War Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America by Jennifer Terry Attachments to War Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America

Jennifer Terry traces how biomedical logics entangle Americans in a perpetual state of war, in which new forms of wounding necessitate the continual development of treatment and prosthetic technologies while the military justifies violence and military occupation as necessary conditions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/11/2017

Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer by Lana Lin Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Draws on psychoanalyst Melanie Klein's theories, among others, to examine the psychic effects of illness, in particular cancer, on the life and work of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, poet Audre Lorde, and literary theorist Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Also discusses psychic and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer by Lana Lin Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Draws on psychoanalyst Melanie Klein's theories, among others, to examine the psychic effects of illness, in particular cancer, on the life and work of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, poet Audre Lorde, and literary theorist Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Also discusses psychic and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Disability and Technology Key Papers from Disability & Society by Alan Roulstone Disability and Technology Key Papers from Disability & Society

This edited collection brings together keynote articles from the journal Disability & Society to provide a comprehensive and though-provoking exploration of the place of technology in disabled people's lives, documenting and analysing the growing impact of technology on disability and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2017

The Right to Maim Debility, Capacity, Disability by Jasbir K. Puar The Right to Maim Debility, Capacity, Disability

Jasbir K. Puar continues her pathbreaking work on the liberal state, sexuality, and biopolitics to theorize the production of disability, using Israel's occupation of Palestine as an example of how settler colonial states rely on liberal frameworks of disability to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

The Right to Maim Debility, Capacity, Disability by Jasbir K. Puar The Right to Maim Debility, Capacity, Disability

Jasbir K. Puar continues her pathbreaking work on the liberal state, sexuality, and biopolitics to theorize the production of disability, using Israel's occupation of Palestine as an example of how settler colonial states rely on liberal frameworks of disability to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Rethinking Disability in India by Anita Ghai Rethinking Disability in India

Moving away from clinical, medical or therapeutic perspectives on disability, this book explores disability in India as a social, cultural and political phenomenon, arguing that this `difference' should be accepted as a part of social diversity. It further interrogates the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

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Disability and Qualitative Inquiry Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World by Ronald J. Berger, Laura S. Lorenz Disability and Qualitative Inquiry Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World
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This groundbreaking text makes an intervention on behalf of disability studies into the broad field of qualitative inquiry. Ronald Berger and Laura Lorenz introduce readers to a range of issues involved in doing qualitative research on disabilities by bringing together...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Disability and Art History by Ann (University of North Carolina, USA) Millett-Gallant Disability and Art History
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This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Youth and Disability A Challenge to Mr Reasonable by Jenny Slater Youth and Disability A Challenge to Mr Reasonable

In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of 'the reasonable' to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Normality and Disability Intersections among norms, law, and culture by Gerard (University of Sydney, Australia) Goggin Normality and Disability Intersections among norms, law, and culture
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Hotly contested, normality remains a powerful, complex category in contemporary law and culture. What is little realized are the ways in which disability underpins and shapes the operation of norms and the power dynamics of normalization. This pioneering collection explores...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Authoring Autism On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness by Melanie Yergeau Authoring Autism On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness

Challenging the academic and cultural stereotypes that do not acknowledge the rhetorical capabilities of autistic people, Melanie Yergeau shows how autistics both embrace and reject the rhetorical, thereby queering the lines of rhetoric, humanity, agency, and the very essence of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Authoring Autism On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness by Melanie Yergeau Authoring Autism On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness

Challenging the academic and cultural stereotypes that do not acknowledge the rhetorical capabilities of autistic people, Melanie Yergeau shows how autistics both embrace and reject the rhetorical, thereby queering the lines of rhetoric, humanity, agency, and the very essence of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Intimate Lives of Disabled People by Kirsty (University of Sheffield, UK) Liddiard The Intimate Lives of Disabled People
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Disabled people are routinely assumed to lack the capabilities and capacities to embody and experience sexuality and desire, as well as the agency to love and be loved by others, and build their own families, if they so choose. Centring...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Dis/abled Childhoods? A Transdisciplinary Approach by Allison Boggis Dis/abled Childhoods? A Transdisciplinary Approach

This edited collection explores the intersectionality of childhood and disability. Whereas available scholarship tends to concentrate on care-giving, parenting, or supporting and teaching children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, the contributors to this collection offer an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Negotiating Disability Disclosure and Higher Education by Stephanie L. Kerschbaum, Laura T. Eisenman, James M. Jones Negotiating Disability Disclosure and Higher Education
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Thought-provoking essays that explore how disability is named, identified, claimed, and negotiated in higher education settings
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Negotiating Disability Disclosure and Higher Education by Stephanie L. Kerschbaum, Laura T. Eisenman, James M. Jones Negotiating Disability Disclosure and Higher Education
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Disability is not always central to claims about diversity and inclusion in higher education, but should be. This collection reveals the pervasiveness of disability issues and considerations within many higher education populations and settings, from classrooms to physical environments to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Intellectual Disability A Conceptual History, 1200-1900 by Patrick McDonagh Intellectual Disability A Conceptual History, 1200-1900

This collection of essays investigates the historical genealogy of our contemporary ideas of intellectual or learning disability. The essays engage with literary, educational, cultural, legal, religious, psychiatric and philosophical histories to track how and why these precursor ideas arose and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Health, Disability and the Capability Approach by Sophie (Fordham University, New York City, USA) Mitra Health, Disability and the Capability Approach
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This book focuses on two areas of substantial and growing importance to the human development and capability approach: health and disability. The research on disability, health and the capability approach has been diverse in the topics it covers, and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Disabling Barriers Social Movements, Disability History, and the Law by Ravi Malhotra Disabling Barriers Social Movements, Disability History, and the Law

In Disabling Barriers, legal scholars, historians, and disability-rights activists encourage us to rethink our understanding of both the systemic barriers disabled people face and the capacity of disabled people to effect positive societal change.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Beginning with Disability A Primer by Lennard J. Davis Beginning with Disability A Primer

While there are many introductions to disability and disability studies, most presume an advanced academic knowledge of a range of subjects. In Beginning with Disability, Lennard Davis has put together the first introductory reader for disability studies aimed at first-...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe Voices from the Periphery by Christine (University of Cape Town South Africa) Peta Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe Voices from the Periphery

Disabled women represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world, but are largely silent while their sexuality is ignored, suppressed, forbidden and buried underneath the carpet. Until recently, most of the Global Northern published literature on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Disabilities in Nigeria Attitudes, Reactions, and Remediation by Edwin Etieyibo, Odirin Omiegbe Disabilities in Nigeria Attitudes, Reactions, and Remediation
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The subject of the book is about attitudes and reactions to different kinds of disabilities as well as remediation policies in Nigeria. It covers a number of areas including disabilities studies, education and philosophy of education.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Beginning with Disability A Primer by Lennard J. Davis Beginning with Disability A Primer

While there are many introductions to disability and disability studies, most presume an advanced academic knowledge of a range of subjects. In Beginning with Disability, Lennard Davis has put together the first introductory reader for disability studies aimed at first-...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate by Simon (Queens University Belfast) Foley Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate

One of the perennial political/philosophical questions concerns whether it is ever justifiable for a third party to paternalistically restrict an adult's freedom to ensure their own, or society's, best interests are protected. Wherever one stands on this debate it remains...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

Rehabilitation Innovations & Challenges in the Use of Virtual Reality Technologies by Wendy Powell Rehabilitation Innovations & Challenges in the Use of Virtual Reality Technologies


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Identifying and Addressing the Social Issues Experienced by Individuals with IDD by Fisher Identifying and Addressing the Social Issues Experienced by Individuals with IDD

Identifying and Addressing the Social Issues Experienced by Individuals with IDD, Volume 52 provides an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems and syndromes, etc. of developmental disabilities. Updates to this new volume include chapters on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Disability and Postsocialism by Teodor (Kings College London, UK) Mladenov Disability and Postsocialism
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In the decades following the collapse of state socialism at the end of 1980s, disabled people in Central and Eastern Europe endured economic marginalisation, cultural devaluation and political disempowerment. Some of the mechanisms producing these injustices were inherited from state...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Disability by Tom Shakespeare Disability

Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in contemporary society. The book explores...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Disability and Academic Exclusion Voicing the Student Body by E. R. Weatherup Disability and Academic Exclusion Voicing the Student Body

Disability and Academic Exclusion employs disability theory to reveal cultural limitations to minority incorporation in education, historically demonstrated by the diminished reinscriptions of iconic minority authenticity in the works of former slaves Sojourner Truth and Phillis Wheatley and the deaf-blind...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Disability, Health and Human Development by Sophie Mitra Disability, Health and Human Development

This open access book introduces the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing, based on Sen's capability approach.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Disability by Tom Shakespeare Disability

Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in contemporary society. The book explores...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Virtual Reality Recent Advances in Virtual Rehabilitation System Design by Albert Rizzo Virtual Reality Recent Advances in Virtual Rehabilitation System Design


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

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