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  • Disabled Childhoodsby Janice McLaughlin; Edmund Coleman-Fountain; Emma Clavering

    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...

  • The Child with Spina Bifidaby Elizabeth M. Anderson; Bernie Spain

    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...

  • Disability and Qualitative Inquiryby Ronald J. Berger; Laura S. Lorenz

    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...

  • Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disabilityby Anthony Hogan; Rebecca Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    The purpose of this book is to challenge people (service providers, people with a hearing disability and those who advocate for them) to reconsider the way western society thinks about hearing disability and the way it seeks to 'include them?. It highlights the concern that the design of hearing services is so historically marinated in ableist culture... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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; Julia Watts Belser; Amy Donahue; Stephen E. Harris; Mary Jo Iozzio; Andrew Lambert; Lavonna Lovern; Benjamin Lukey; Thomas Reynolds; Vardit Rispler-Chaim

    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...