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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and sociology of disability and disability sports. It documents... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 25.00
The first critical study of personal narrative by women with disabilities, Unruly Bodies examines how contemporary writers use life writing to challenge cultural stereotypes about disability, gender, embodiment, and identity. Combining the analyses of disability and feminist theories, Susannah Mintz discusses the work of eight American autobiographers:... more...
- Europa Law Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00
This inaugural lecture gives an overview of the steps that have been taken by the European Union to develop a policy relating to disability and disabled people since its foundation. Initiatives in the period prior to the adoption of the Amsterdam Treaty were characterised by limited action programmes and a lack of binding policy measures. The inclusion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text ? the first of its kind ? is to introduce the reader to key concepts in disability and disability sport and to examine the complex... more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00
Includes 15 papers submitted for the Fourth International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence (ICADI). This publication focuses on aging and disability-related services, and research development and policy. It is suitable for research and development personnel, practitioners/service providers, policymakers, and consumers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book considers the relationship between sport and disability by... more...
- Hyperion 2009; US$ 18.99
A Michigan Notable Book for 2010 One of the Washington Post Book World's "Best Books of 2009," Memoir Beth Luxenberg was an only child. Or so everyone thought. Six months after Beth's death, her secret emerged. It had a name: Annie. Praise for Annie's Ghosts " Annie's Ghosts is one of the most remarkable books I have ever read . .... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95
The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society. The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key aspect and issue, from the history and development... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism?because Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us. In this unprecedented book, Grandin... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 139.99
Situates disability rights within the broader context of global health and the need for much greater inter-sector collaboration. This book is suitable for professionals in rehabilitation, social welfare and human rights; governmental and non-governmental organizations and disabled people's organizations; and researchers and practitioners. more...