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- Penguin Group US 2015; US$ 14.99
A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. What is autism: a devastating developmental disorder, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain... more...
- transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 50.00
Charlie Chaplin, Luis Bunuel, Lars von Trier, Takeshi Kitano: Das Thema Blindheit zieht sich durch die ganze Filmgeschichte. Den blinden Protagonisten kommen dabei ganz unterschiedliche Funktionen zu. Zum einen werden durch sie die spezifischen Wahrnehmungsmöglichkeiten des Kinos, technische Neuerungen (wie z.B. vom Stumm- zum Tonfilm) reflektiert;... more...
- transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00
Behindertsein bedeutet immer auch Behindertwerden. Durch gesellschaftliche Kontrollen, Interventionen und Sanktionen wird der Status von behinderten Menschen als Abweichung von Normalität erzeugt und reproduziert. In Anlehnung an Judith Butler, Michel Foucault, Axel Honneth und Emmanuel Lévinas entwickelt Hans-Uwe Rösner Überlegungen zu einer dekonstruktiven... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2005; US$ 66.00
Closing Asylums for the Mentally Ill: Social Consequences is a welcome addition to the mental health literature. It will prove to be a useful text and tutorial reader for students, graduates and clinicians as it provides an up to date detailed knowledge and understanding of the numerous and complex issues surrounding the delivery of mental health care... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 94.95
As a voluntary organization of National Statistical Office representatives, the Washington Group addresses problems in statistical methods associated with the measurement of disability. This volume features papers which reflect a sampling of the work done by the Washington Group to address disability, an important public health problem. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 40.95
Collects representative texts from the field of disability studies. Drawing together experts in cultural studies, literary criticism, sociology, biology, the visual arts, pedagogy and post-colonial studies, the collection provides a comprehensive approach to the issue of disability. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 107.95
Mental health service users and carers are increasingly involved in the planning and delivery of a mental health education that gives a "real-life" perspective to the practice of mental health care. Teaching and Learning about Mental Health is designed to teach and train new mental health workers, using an interdisciplinary approach. Divided into... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95
Now in its completely updated second edition, this accessible guide provides essential information about how the law can be used to promote good practice and policy development for disabled children and young people. The authors take an anti-discriminatory and inclusive approach that involves parents and children in decision-making and advocacy. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 38.00
Provides a take on life from the perspective of a child who has no sight and no speech and who uses a wheelchair because of physical disabilities. This book offers a glimpse into the thoughts of such a child, recognizing that family and support workers sometimes get things right and sometimes don't. more...