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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 1984, this book focuses on the support and reassurance needed by parents of children with handicaps. It provides a practical guide in relation to daily care and is equally as relevant to professionals, therapists, teachers, doctors and psychologists who must advise parents. Written by an Occupational Therapist, the book highlights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by multiple practices through which they are examined. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95
First published in 1977, this book focuses on the disability of spina bifida in children. Children with the condition frequently suffer with severe physical handicaps such as lower limb paralysis and incontinence, as well as intellectual impairment. It can be difficult for the families of these multiply handicapped children and they often require... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95
This groundbreaking text makes an intervention on behalf of disability studies into the broad field of qualitative inquiry. Ronald Berger and Laura Lorenz introduce readers to a range of issues involved in doing qualitative research on disabilities by bringing together a collection of scholarly work that supplements their own contributions and covers... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 89.99
Two mega-trends of modern culture, the rapid aging of the population and the inexorable advances in technology, have fueled the development of gerontechnology--the use oftechnology to sustain individual autonomy to an advanced age. This expansive bookencompasses state-of-the-art research in gerontechnology and promising new technologies,products,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
The proper role of government in the US economy has long been the subject of ideological dispute. This study of industrial policy as practised by administration after administration, explores the variations from a "hands-off" approach to protectionist policies and aggressive support for businesses. more...