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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
This is the first book to consider both deaf and hearing perspectives on the dynamics of adult sibling relationships. Deaf and hearing authors Berkowitz and Jonas conducted individual open-ended interviews with 22 adult siblings, using ASL and spoken English, to access their intimate thoughts and experiences. A major feature is its analysis of how... 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$ 52.10
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...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.95
The Blind Traveler , James Holman, was a British adventurer who undertook a number of lone journeys unprecedented through history in their distance and methodology. Not only was Holman rendered totally blind from the age of 25, he also suffered from severe pain and restricted mobility. He was a pioneer of "human echolocation", using the sound... more...
- Policy Press 2000; US$ 28.95
This valuable study compares the welfare states of Sweden, Germany and Britain on the basis of social policy provision for disabled people of working age, particularly in the areas of income maintenance and employment policy. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 22.00
The idea to write to you was not an easy one. The scar from where the bullet entered my back is still there. Jerry McGill was thirteen years old, walking home through the projects of Manhattan?s Lower East Side, when he was shot in the back by a stranger. Jerry survived, wheelchair-bound for life; his assailant was never caught. Thirty... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00
The first thing you need to know is that life isn't over. "The good news," writes Mrs. Carter in Helping Someone with Mental Illness , "is that with proper diagnosis and treatment, the overwhelming majority of people with mental illness can now lead productive lives." Based on Mrs. Carter's twenty-five years of advocacy and the latest data from the... more...