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- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2006; US$ 34.95
Ann Mindess examines a culture not widely understood - American deaf culture. Collectivist and high-context, it contrasts with mainstream individualistic, low-context American culture. Both cultures are examined and the interpreter's role and responsibilities are discussed. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 39.00
This, the first book-length application of discursive psychology to intellectual disability, shows through a range of case studies which draw upon ethnomethodological and conversation analytic scholarship, how persons categorized as 'intellectually disabled' are produced, as such, in and through their moment-by-moment interaction with care staff and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 99.95
Towards Enabling Geographies' brings together leading scholars to showcase the 'second wave' of geographical studies concerned with disability and embodied differences. The book demonstrates the value of a spatial conceptualization of disability and disablement, whilst examining how this conceptualization can be further developed and refined. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
The Fourth Edition of the Disability Studies Reader breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability. Including physical disabilities, but exploring issues around pain, mental disability, and invisible disabilities, this edition explores more varieties of bodily and mental experience.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity is a thought-provoking book dealing with key ideas, values and principles of social policies and asking what exactly is meant by universal benefits and policies? Is the time of post-war universalism over? Are universalism and diversity contradictory policy and theory framings? Well-known scholars from different... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection, examines disability from a theoretical perspective, challenging views of disability that dominate mainstream thinking. Throughout, social theories of disability intersect with ideas associated with sex/gender, race/ethnicity, class and nation. more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 4.99
Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life , tells of her early life and of her experiences with Annie Sullivan, her teacher and companion. It was first published in 1903. Keller was the first deaf-blind person to attain a Bachelor of Arts degree, became well traveled and a prolific author, and was outspoken in her campaigning against war... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 232.00
Covers the proceedings of the 10th European Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE), the organization which stimulates the advancement of assistive technology for the benefit of people with disabilities, including elderly people. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 49.95
This well-written and informative book has become the standard on the uses and laws regarding therapy and service dogs. With the expansion of new service dog types, a greater complexity with regard to service animal laws and regulations and the interpretation of these by the courts has developed. This book carefully examines these complexities at both... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 36.02
Durch das Studium des Pflegemanagements kam ich während meiner Studienzeit mit verschiedensten Theorien, Feldern und Ansätzen in Berührung, welche sich zum Ende hin immer mehr zu einem Eigenkonstrukt verdichteten. Dieses Konstrukt kanalisierte sich in der hier vorliegenden Studie. Es besteht aus 3 Pfeilern, welche sich unter dem Dach der Systemtheorie... more...