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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.93
Regina Abeld wählt in diesem Buch das Missverhältnis als Ausgangspunkt, dass zwischen dem einerseits hohen Stellenwert der sozialarbeiterischen Fachkraft-Klient-Beziehung und andererseits der Randständigkeit des Themas in Praxis und Theorie besteht. In der Exploration dieses so zentralen Themas legt die Autorin einen zugleich empirisch-praktischen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.95
Forensic Mental Health: Framing Integrated Solutions describes a criminal justice?mental health nexus that touches every population?juvenile and adult male and female offenders, probationers and parolees, the aging adult prison population, and victims of crime. In the United States today, the criminal justice system functions as a mental health... more...
- NYU Press 2018; US$ 30.00
Contends that disability is a central but misunderstood element of global austerity politics. Broadly attentive to the political and economic shifts of the last several decades, Robert McRuer asks how disability activists, artists and social movements generate change and resist the dominant forms of globalization in an age of austerity, or... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available
?All too often,? wrote disabled architect Ronald Mace, ?designers don?t take the needs of disabled and elderly people into account.? Building Access investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Commonly understood in terms of curb cuts, automatic doors, Braille signs, and flexible kitchens, Universal... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 70.00
Although scholars in the environmental humanities have been exploring the dichotomy between ?wild? and ?built? environments for several years, few have focused on the field of disability studies, a discipline that enlists the contingency between environments and bodies as a foundation of its scholarship. On the other hand, scholars in disability... more...