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- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00
Designed to meet the need for illustrations of how to carry out research, which seeks to explore disability issues. This book aims to demonstrate the value of attention to social, rather than medical starting points for researching disability, through reviewing a variety of studies which look at different aspects of disabled people's lives. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 49.00
Explores and develops ideas about disability, engaging with important debates in disability studies about what disability is and how to theorize it. This book also examines the interface between disability studies, women's studies and medical sociology, and offers an accessible review of contemporary debates and theoretical approaches. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 99.00
Describes the political aspects of depression, specifically the relationship between globalization and depression. This book reestablishes links between mental health research and treatment, and reviews political and economic influences outside the world of academic and clinical mental health. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95
Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and sociology of disability and disability sports. It documents... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 26.00
The first critical study of personal narrative by women with disabilities, Unruly Bodies examines how contemporary writers use life writing to challenge cultural stereotypes about disability, gender, embodiment, and identity. Combining the analyses of disability and feminist theories, Susannah Mintz discusses the work of eight American autobiographers:... more...
- Europa Law Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00
This inaugural lecture gives an overview of the steps that have been taken by the European Union to develop a policy relating to disability and disabled people since its foundation. Initiatives in the period prior to the adoption of the Amsterdam Treaty were characterised by limited action programmes and a lack of binding policy measures. The inclusion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text ? the first of its kind ? is to introduce the reader to key concepts in disability and disability sport and to examine the complex... more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00
Includes 15 papers submitted for the Fourth International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence (ICADI). This publication focuses on aging and disability-related services, and research development and policy. It is suitable for research and development personnel, practitioners/service providers, policymakers, and consumers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95
How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book considers the relationship between sport and disability by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95
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...