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- 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...
- 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$ 46.95
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$ 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks to expand the current geographical frame operating within the realm of disability. Providing a critical and comprehensive examination of disability... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 3.99
When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level. From the Hardcover edition. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00
Political and theoretical conflicts concerning body-related characteristics of difference such as disability and gender are usually waged separately from one another. Correlating these in order to do justice to the specificity, complexity, and interdependence of inequal social situations promises a mutual broadening of perspectives and a deepened understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of social change. Groups designed as devalued can be undesigned,... more...