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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95
Disability can be either an ascribed status or an achieved status and its combination with other statuses will affect the persons social experiences. This issue challenges critical thinking about the interrelationships with disability. It questions if the concepts and methods of intersectionality can be applied to disability at all. more...
- Charles C Thomas 1988; US$ 79.95
By Richard F. Antonak, University of New Hampshire, Durham, and Hanoch Livneh, Rhode Island College, Providence. With a Foreword by Harold E. Yuker. CONTENTS: Introduction; Fundamentals of Attitude Measurement, Direct Methods of Attitude Measurement; Multidimensional Scaling; Indirect Methods of Attitude Measurement; Reliability; Validity; Psychometric... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
It is said that men are 'in crisis,' blighted by the adverse effects of corrosive masculine norms ranging from emotional disconnection to aggression. This book follows one group of men seeking to overcome their masculine inheritance and ultimately reach a sense of wellbeing by taking up meditation. more...
- AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 34.99
Calling on a decade of participant observation at a residence for mentally retarded adults, anthropologist Michael V. Angrosino's riveting and de-mystifying account offers an insider's picture of the lives of the inhabitants of Opportunity House. Using the narrative device of a dozen fictional short stories told in the voices of various community members... more...
Challenging Ableism, Understanding Disability, Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning SpacesWiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Disability can affect adults across the life span—and it is the one minority group every person could join. This sourcebook aims to broaden the view of disability from a medical or economic concern to a social justice concern. It examines practical, theoretical, and research aspects of disability—including those who question disability... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 99.99
Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder provides a basic understanding of patients with developmental and intellectual disorders and offers help in communicating with and treating these patients. The book opens with an overview of the major types of developmental disabilities-autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, attention... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
Neglected beyond belief, rescued by love... Dani was so severely neglected by her birth mother that she grew up knowing only squalor. She never went to school or the doctor, and rarely glimpsed sunlight. Desperately malnourished, she couldn't talk and had never been toilet-trained. The social worker who took her into care had never heard... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 55.00
This book offers a wide range of health and social care professionals, the knowledge and strategies to address key issues, enabling and empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to enjoy healthier lives. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 14.99
In the ten years since Rachel Simon first invited the world to board the bus with her and her sister, Cool Beth, readers across the globe have been moved by their story. Now, in an updated edition, Rachel Simon reflects on changes in her life, Beth's life, and the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The highlight... more...