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Disability: social aspects books

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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

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

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: 22/08/2017

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: 18/08/2017

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: 18/08/2017

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: 14/08/2017

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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

Beginning with Disability A Primer by Professor Lennard 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: 27/09/2017

Beginning with Disability A Primer by Professor Lennard 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: 27/09/2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Presenting research from the first major comparative and cross-national study of active citizenship and disability in Europe, this book analyses the consequences of ongoing changes in Europe - what opportunities do persons with disabilities have to exercise Active Citizenship? Volume...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

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

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

Other books in this genre

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. The author uses panel survey data with internationally comparable questions on disability for Ethiopia, Malawi,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Disability and the Media by Katie Ellis Disability and the Media

Scholars have long recognized the media's role in shaping and reflecting the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. In particular, they have understood that the media plays a vital part in the social and cultural construction of disability....
Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 26/07/2017

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: 05/07/2017

Disability and Aging Learning from Both to Empower the Lives of Older Adults by Jeffrey S. Kahana, Eva Kahana Disability and Aging Learning from Both to Empower the Lives of Older Adults
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What is the lived experience of previously healthy older adults as they face disability in late life, and how is disability assimilated in their identity? How do prevailing practices facilitate-or limit-options for elders living with new disabilities? To address these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Children's Understanding of Disability by Ann Lewis Children's Understanding of Disability

Children's Understanding of Disability is a valuable addition to the debate surrounding the integration of children with special needs into ordinary schools. Taking the viewpoint of the children themselves, it explores how pupils with severe learning difficulties and their non-disabled...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Disability and Society Emerging Issues and Insights by Len Barton Disability and Society Emerging Issues and Insights

The study of disability has traditionally been influenced mainly by medical and psychological models. The aim of this new text, Disability and Society, is to open up the debate by introducing alternative perspectives reflecting the increasing sociological interest in this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Integration of Handicapped Children in Society by James Loring Integration of Handicapped Children in Society

First published in 1975, this book looks at the place of children with handicaps in society, at that time. It argues that in the thirty years previous, a great deal of progress was made in the field of rehabilitation but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Disability and Masculinities Corporeality, Pedagogy and the Critique of Otherness by Cassandra Loeser Disability and Masculinities Corporeality, Pedagogy and the Critique of Otherness

In recent years, attending to diversity in the cultivation of embodied identity has been given additional impetus as a result of intersectionality theory. Despite this, a key gap remains in terms of knowledge about masculinity and disability. This book addresses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2017

Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities Toward an Eco-Crip Theory by Stacy Alaimo Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities Toward an Eco-Crip Theory

Designed as a reader for undergraduate and graduate courses, Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities employs interdisciplinary perspectives to examine such issues as slow violence, imperialism, race, toxicity, eco-sickness, the body in environmental justice, ableism, and other topics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

The Changing Disability Policy System Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe by Jerome (Queen's University, Ontario) Bickenbach The Changing Disability Policy System Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe
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Being an 'active citizen' involves exercising social rights and duties, enjoying choice and autonomy, and participating in political decision-making processes which are of importance for one's life. Amid the new challenges facing contemporary welfare states, debate over just how 'active'...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Disability and Rurality Identity, Gender and Belonging by Karen Soldatic Disability and Rurality Identity, Gender and Belonging

This is the first book to explore how far disability challenges dominant understandings of rurality, identity, gender and belonging within the rural literature. The book focuses particularly on the ways disabled people give, and are given, meaning and value in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Disability, Society and Assistive Technology by Bodil Ravneberg, Sylvia Soderstrom Disability, Society and Assistive Technology
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The provision of assistive technology is an important individual and collective service of the welfare state. The state plays a significant role towards linking users and products, and the matching of devices and users is both a science and an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

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