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  • The Disability Studies Readerby Lennard J. Davis

    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...

  • Vocational Rehabilitationby Charles Gobelet; Franco Franchignoni

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    Details vocational rehabilitation (VR). The first part of this book focuses on the influence of psychological aspects on successful vocational rehabilitation. The methods of evaluation as well as an analyse of efficacy are presented. The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation in some clinical conditions is also detailed. more...

  • Researching Disability Issuesby Michele C. Moore; Sarah Beazley; June Maelzer

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00

    Designed to meet the need for illustrations of how to carry out research, which seeks to explore disability issues. This book aims to demonstrate the value of attention to social, rather than medical starting points for researching disability, through reviewing a variety of studies which look at different aspects of disabled people's lives. more...

  • Female Formsby Carol H. Thomas

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 49.00

    Explores and develops ideas about disability, engaging with important debates in disability studies about what disability is and how to theorize it. This book also examines the interface between disability studies, women's studies and medical sociology, and offers an accessible review of contemporary debates and theoretical approaches. more...

  • Depression and Globalizationby Carl Walker

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Describes the political aspects of depression, specifically the relationship between globalization and depression. This book reestablishes links between mental health research and treatment, and reviews political and economic influences outside the world of academic and clinical mental health. more...

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheelsby Ronald Berger

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    A sociological account of wheelchair athletics, intended for use in courses on disability, the sociology of sport, and social problems ? that challenges societal stereotypes about people with disabilities. more...

  • Unruly Bodiesby Susannah B. Mintz

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 26.00

    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...

  • From Rome to Nice in a Wheelchairby L. Waddington

    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...

  • Disability Sport: Policy and Societyby Nigel Thomas; Andy Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that is attracting increasing political and academic interest. This important new textbook introduces the reader to key concepts in disability and disability sport and examines the complex relationships between modern sport, disability and other aspects of wider society. Study... more...

  • Aging, Disability and Independenceby W.C. Mann

    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...