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  • A Right to Care?by Nicole Busby

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    The reconciliation of unpaid care work and paid employment is among the most pressing and difficult problems currently facing employment law. Nicole Busby assesses the potential to situate a right to care within employment law, and for the recognition of carer status as a means of protecting against discrimination in employment. more...

  • Health and Medicineby Ross M. Mullner

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 76.00 US$ 64.60

    The SAGE Reference Series on Disability is a cross-disciplinary and issues-based series incorporating links from varied fields that make up Disability Studies. This volume tackles issues relating to health and medicine. more...

  • Opportunity Houseby Michael V. Angrosino

    AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 41.99

    Calling on a decade of participant observation at a residence for mentally retarded adults, anthropologist Michael V. Angrosino's riveting and de-mystifying account offers an insider's picture of the lives of the inhabitants of Opportunity House. Using the narrative device of a dozen fictional short stories told in the voices of various community members... more...

  • Promoting positive behaviourby Sharon Paley

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 23.00

    This book will support your learning about promoting positive behaviour and can be used to achieve the level 3 unit ? Promote positive behaviour. more...

  • Next steps in supporting people with autistic spectrum conditionby Sue Hatton; John Simpson

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 20.00

    This book provides comprehensive information on supporting people with autism and can be used towards a range of health and social care qualifications. more...

  • Disability in Japanby Carolyn S. Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Disability and chronic illness represents a special kind of cultural diversity, the "other" to "normal" able-bodiedness. Most studies of disability consider disability in North American or European contexts; and studies of diversity in Japan consider ethnic and cultural diversity, but not the differences arising from disability. This book therefore... more...

  • Behavioral Emergencies for the Emergency Physicianby Leslie S. Zun; Lara G. Chepenik; Mary Nan S. Mallory

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 84.00 US$ 68.88

    This comprehensive, go-to volume features cutting edge discussion of the emergency department management of mental health patients. more...

  • Disability and Contemporary Performanceby Petra Kuppers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Disability and Contemporary Performance presents a remarkable challenge to existing assumptions about disability and artistic practice. In particular, it explores where cultural knowledge about disability leaves off, and the lived experience of difference begins. Petra Kuppers, herself an award-winning artist and theorist, investigates the ways in... more...

  • Can I tell you about Parkinson's Disease?by Lydia Corrow; Alan M. Hultquist

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 13.95

    Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for him, and how he can be helped. This illustrated book will be a helpful guide for family, friends and carers and a great starting point for group discussions. more...

  • Ethics, Disability and Sportsby Ejgil Jespersen; Mike J. McNamee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This volume addresses a range of philosophical and ethical issues in adapted physical activity and disability sports participation more broadly. It is comprised of a range of essays by international scholars whose backgrounds embrace different traditions of philosophy, pedagogy and adapted physical activity. The principal aim of the symposium was... more...