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- Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00
This is the first book to address the issue of ageing after a long life with disability. It breaks new ground through its particular life course perspective, examining what it means to age with a physical or mental disability. more...
- Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00
In examining how our identity shapes the knowledge we produce, Mental health service users in research considers ways of 'doing research' which bring multiple understandings together effectively, and explains the sociological use of autobiography and its relevance. more...
- Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.32
A ground-breaking portrait of the way our society treats some of its most disadvantaged members, Quarmby?s book is the first to examine the roots of our uncomfortable and often hostile attitudes towards disabled people, and to argue for greater official recognition of these crimes as hate crimes. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Fragile X Syndrome is thought to be the most common inherited cause of learning difficulties. However many people have never heard of it and those who have, including many of the professionals who work with those affected by it, have little knowledge or understanding of the condition. This book brings up to date research with information and advice... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 28.99
Hoarding is a serious, time-consuming, and expensive problem for virtually every community across the United States. First responders often encounter hoarding unexpectedly and are confused about how to resolve the wide range of problems, from public health and fire safety violations, to housing violations, to concern for the welfare of children, elders... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
In this ground-breaking new work, Dan Goodley makes the case for a novel, distinct, intellectual, and political project ? dis/ability studies ? an orientation that might encourage us to think again about the phenomena of disability and ability. Drawing on a range of interdisciplinary areas, including sociology, psychology, education, policy and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 30.00
Now including a new chapter on the Mental Capacity Act and with updates to social policy throughout, as well as more material on social work and dementia, this book introduces readers to the complex issues surrounding mental health. Law and policy are outlined whilst the author gives space to ethical considerations when working alongside the most... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 44.97
Geistige Behinderung hat verschiedene Ursachen und Auswirkungen. Dieses interdisziplinär verfasste Buch trägt der komplexen Problematik durch eine ausgewogene Darstellung verschiedener Aspekte Rechnung. In fundierten Beiträgen geben Ärzte, Psychologen, Pädagogen und Juristen detailliert Antwort auf Fragen der Praxis. Damit werden Grundlagen für die... more...