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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200 countries worldwide. Despite this rapid growth, all... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of the reasonable to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability have separately been thought within socio-cultural frameworks, rarely... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 90.00
The only text about counseling theories and techniques developed specifically for upper-level rehabilitation counseling students and practitioners, this book is now fully updated with a focus on evidence-based practice. It reflects the great strides made in incorporating research-based knowledge into counseling/therapy interventions since the first... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2014; Not Available
"In this intelligent and humane book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people who are blind....She reports on their courage and gives voice, time and again, to their miraculous dignity."-- Andrew Solomon, author of Far From the Tree In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind , Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 28.00
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...
- 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...
- Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Upcycling Sheltered Workshops assesses prevailing practices in community-based facilities for people with developmental disabilities and argues that it is time for a fundamental change in the way these programs are run. Susan Dlouhy and Patty Mitchell offer a revolutionary alternative, the Creative Abundance Model, and outline both its principles... more...