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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
The London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics were seen as a success and the hosts were praised for the promotion of equality, tolerance and unity as well as inspiring a legacy to continue these values. This volume contains a collection of sociological case studies which critically assess the diverse impacts of London 2012 and its key controversies. more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 37.71
This series of books from Learning Matters is aimed at busy social work practitioners who are looking to enhance their skills and extend their knowledge. Written from a practical point of view, they have clear links to both post-qualifying training as well as CPD. They are up-to-date, accessible and totally skills focused. Written specifically... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 28.80
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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 45.75
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...
- 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...
- 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...