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- Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 14.30
Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit der Geschichte des Behindertensports. Es beinhaltet u. a. die Ergebnisse des internationalen Symposiums zum Thema "Paralympischer Spitzensport? und des nationalen Symposiums "Behindertensport als kulturelles Phänomen?. Anlässlich der 60-Jahrfeier des Deutschen Behindertensportverbands (DBS) richtete das Institut... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 13.95
Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life, why some tasks can be especially challenging for him, and how he can be helped. This illustrated book will be a helpful guide for family, friends and carers and a great starting point for group discussions. 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...
- Loving Healing Press Inc 2006; US$ 7.95
This workbook provides more than 50 questions and exercises designed to empower those with physical loss and disability to better understand and accept their ongoing processes of loss and recovery. The exercises in Coping with Physical Loss and Disability were distilled from twenty-five years of clinical social work experience w more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 11.18
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 of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Exclusion is the main predicament faced by people with disabilities across contexts and cultures, yet it is one of the least academically studied concepts. This book offers an applied linguistics perspective on critical and timely issues in disability research, filling in a number of gaps in discourse analysis and disability studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Disability and Contemporary Performance presents a remarkable challenge to existing assumptions about disability and artistic practice. In particular, it explores where cultural knowledge about disability leaves off, and the lived experience of difference begins. Petra Kuppers, herself an award-winning artist and theorist, investigates the ways in... more...
- 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...