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- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.00
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$ 45.71
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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 42.95
Wide-ranging, authoritative and grounded in the expertise of people with intellectual disabilities, this book offers an authentic account of the challenges those with intellectual disabilities face in their relationships and sex lives across the globe and explores what society needs to do to respect their rights. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; 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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 28.78
Politische und theoretische Auseinandersetzungen mit körperbezogenen Differenzmerkmalen wie Behinderung und Geschlecht werden meist getrennt voneinander geführt. Sie aufeinander zu beziehen, um der Spezifität, Komplexität und Interdependenz sozialer Ungleichheitslagen gerecht zu werden, verspricht eine wechselseitige Erweiterung der Perspektiven und... more...