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  • Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disabilityby Anthony Hogan; Rebecca Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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 and Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gerontechnologyby PhD Dr. Sunkyo Kwon

    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...

  • Children of the Paper Crane: The Story of Sadako Sasaki and Her Struggle with the A-Bomb Diseaseby Masamoto Nasu

    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...

  • Diversifyby June Sarpong

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 13.39

    How do we set aside race, colour, creed, class, age, religion, sexual orientation, physicality and all of our perceived differences? Is it truly possible to live without prejudice? And why should we want to? more...

  • The Bioethics of Enhancementby Melinda Hall

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book is a critical intervention into debate over human enhancement and engages bioethics, disability studies, and Michel Foucault. Melinda Hall employs a biopolitical framework to argue that transhumanist thinkers present diminished images of the good life and seriously devalue disabled lives by linking disability with risk and death. more...