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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
Media representation of and for the disabled has been recharged in recent years with the expansion of new media worldwide. Interactive digital communications?such as the Internet, new varieties of voice and text telephones, and digital broadcasting?have created a need for a more innovative understanding of new media and disability issues. This engaging... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2008; US$ 21.95
This extensively revised third edition continues to provide reliable basic information and possible solutions to the legal problems that often affect people with multiple sclerosis (MS). In the past seven years, since the publication of the last edition, significant legislative changes have taken place that affect the lives of anyone living with MS.... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00
Signed into law in July 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became effective two years later, and court decisions about the law began to multiply in the middle of the decade. In The Disability Pendulum , Ruth Colker presents the first legislative history of the enactment of the ADA in Congress and analyzes the first decade of judicial decisions... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Valerie Leiter argues that there are crucial missing links between federal disability policies and youth’s lives. Her argument is based on thorough examination of federal disability policy and interviews with young people with disabilities, their parents, and rehabilitation professionals. Attention is given to the diversity of expectations,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 37.99
This is the standard reference work for general damages in personal injury claims, and essential reading for all those involved in the area of personal injury.The Guidelines are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of general damages while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case must depend... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 69.00
"For the first time, this book tells the stories of the families who set key precedents for children with special needs. It also gives a novel and in-depth description of the political and legislative process of the landmark Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. In so doing, Colker offers an unprecedented historical account of this law,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger?s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the social model of disablement. Using a grounded theory approach and with extensive reporting of the thoughts of the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 95.00
This is the first fundamental text to focus specifically on forensic vocational rehabilitation, a field that is forecast to grow rapidly. Forensic vocational rehabilitation consultants evaluate the vocational and rehabilitation needs of individuals in an array of legal settings such as civil litigation, workers' compensation, Social Security disability,... more...