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  • A Long Time Comingby Melanie Joosten

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    A powerful collection of essays exploring what it means to grow old in our youth-obsessed world To live a long life should be a joy; to be old should not be a burden. With improved health care and higher standards of living, each generation is living longer than the last. Governments see our ageing population as an imminent disaster, and old age... more...

  • The Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Lawby Robert A. Brown

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    Written specifically for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMPHs), this book brings together the elements of the legislation, Code of Practice, Memorandum, Government Circulars and relevant case law and policy covering both the roles which fall to an AMHP in the revised Mental Health Care Act as well as the Key Competencies. more...

  • "Die kann ich nicht ab!" - Ablehnung, Diskriminierung und Gewalt bei Jugendlichen in der (Post-) Migrationsgesellschaftby Kurt Möller; Janne Grote; Kai Nolde; Nils Schuhmacher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Im Kontext der Debatten um Rassismus, Antisemitismus,antimuslimische Einstellungen, Homosexuellenablehnung und ähnliche Phänomenehat in jüngerer Zeit das Konzept der Gruppenbezogenen Menschenfeindlichkeit(GMF) besondere Prominenz erfahren. Während es sich bislang vornehmlich aufquantitative Untersuchungen bei Erwachsenen konzentrierte, stehen hier... more...

  • Luxuryby Peter McNeil; Giorgio Riello

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 23.99

    The first ever global history of luxury, from Roman villas to Russian oligarchs: a sparkling story of novelty, excess, extravagance, and indulgence through the centuries more...

  • Classed Intersectionsby Yvette Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Classed Intersections examines the salience, transformation and tension of class analysis at a crucial juncture in its return to and reinvention of sociological agendas. The contributors, including both established and emerging academics, examine class as produced through combined social, cultural and economic practices but are clear not to reify class... more...

  • Disability and Popular Cultureby Katie Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    As a response to real or imagined subordination, popular culture reflects the everyday experience of ordinary people and has the capacity to subvert the hegemonic order. Drawing on central theoretical approaches in the field of critical disability studies, this book examines disability across a number of internationally recognised texts and objects... more...

  • Disability and Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups engaged in similar human rights struggles.... more...

  • Disability and Discourse Analysisby Jan Grue

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Disability studies has engaged with discourse analysis in key works both from the UK and the USA. While the perspectives and analyses of discourse analysis have proved well suited for exploring disability, however, its methods have not been sufficiently developed in a disability studies context. Conversely, discourse analysts have traditionally been... more...

  • Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianismby Michael Gill; Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Disability studies scholars and activists have long criticized and critiqued so-termed ?charitable? approaches to disability where the capitalization of individual disabled bodies to invoke pity are historically, socially, and politically circumscribed by paternalism. Disabled individuals have long advocated for civil and human rights in various locations... more...

  • The Boys in the Bunkhouseby Dan Barry

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 15.99

    With this Dickensian tale from America?s heartland, New York Times  writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice and reclaim their lives. In the tiny Iowa farm town of Atalissa,... more...