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  • Disability and Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups engaged in similar human rights struggles.... more...

  • Disability and Discourse Analysisby Jan Grue

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Disability studies has engaged with discourse analysis in key works both from the UK and the USA. While the perspectives and analyses of discourse analysis have proved well suited for exploring disability, however, its methods have not been sufficiently developed in a disability studies context. Conversely, discourse analysts have traditionally been... more...

  • Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianismby Michael Gill; Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Disability studies scholars and activists have long criticized and critiqued so-termed ?charitable? approaches to disability where the capitalization of individual disabled bodies to invoke pity are historically, socially, and politically circumscribed by paternalism. Disabled individuals have long advocated for civil and human rights in various locations... more...

  • Social Workingby Gerald A.J. de Montigny

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 29.95

    de Montigny uses the tension between his experience of growing up 'working class' and the difficult process of becoming a social worker to explore the practical activities professionals use to secure organizational power and authority over clients. more...

  • The Paralympic Games Explainedby Ian Brittain

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.99

    The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society. The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key aspect and issue, from the history and development... more...

  • Disability and World Religionsby Darla Y. Schumm; Michael Stoltzfus

    Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    Religion plays a critical role in determining how disability is understood and how persons with disabilities are treated. Examining the world?s religions through the lens of disability studies not only peers deeply into the character of a particular religion, but also teaches something brand new about what it means to respond to people living with... more...

  • Always Liza to Meby Cecilia Rice

    Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 29.99

    A warm, funny and engaging memoir of growing up with a disabled sister. more...

  • Social Work Practice in Mental Healthby Robert Bland; Noel Renouf; Ann Tullgren

    Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 40.90

    An introduction for social workers to professional practice with clients with mental health issues. more...

  • Through a Dog's Eyesby Jennifer Arnold

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    A ?transformative,?* inspiring book with the power to change the way we understand and communicate with our dogs.   Few people are more qualified to speak about the abilities and potential of dogs than Jennifer Arnold, who for twenty years has trained service dogs for people with physical disabilities and special needs. Through her unique understanding... more...

  • Learning About Mental Health Practiceby Theo Stickley; Thurstine Bassett

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95 US$ 143.82

    This textbook outlines the key areas of mental health practice for those in the early stages of their training, who may not necessarily come from psychology backgrounds. Accompanies the lecturer?s book ?Teaching Mental Health?  Focuses on the 'Ten Essential Shared Capabilities' that have been developed by the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health... more...