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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99
This is the first book to systematically review, update, organize, and critique the literature on the social psychology of disability in 30 years. The book gives pride of place to classic as well as contemporary concepts from the social psychology of disability and rehabilitation psychology that researchers and clinicians can use or adapt for their... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
This is the first book to consider both deaf and hearing perspectives on the dynamics of adult sibling relationships. Deaf and hearing authors Berkowitz and Jonas conducted individual open-ended interviews with 22 adult siblings, using ASL and spoken English, to access their intimate thoughts and experiences. A major feature is its analysis of how... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99
Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within. Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she was a child, and was told that she would likely be completely blind and deaf by age 30. Then, at 18, a fall from a window left her athletic... more...
- World Health Organization 2014; US$ 30.00
Suicide impacts on the most vulnerable of the worlds populations and is highly prevalent in already marginalized and discriminated groups of society. It is not just a serious public health problem in developed countries; in fact most suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries where resources and services if they do exist are often scarce... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 15.78
»Ein bemerkenswertes Buch von literarischer Kraft.« (aspekte, ZDF) »Regelrecht verschlugen habe ich dieses Buch wie einen Krimi.« (Marion Brüssel, Hebammenforum Berlin) »Ein sehr anrührendes Buch, das die ethische Frage diskutiert: Sollen Kinder, die behindert sind, überhaupt geboren werden? Eine Geschichte voller Lebensmut und ein berührendes... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99
Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting, her first thought was, ?What if my son does that someday?? She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal published as ?I Am Adam Lanza's Mother.? The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95
This authoritative edited text looks at how diverse and complicated experiences of loss can be for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). It discusses current theory, practice issues in health and care settings, and specific considerations for children, individuals with autism, those in forensic environments, and those facing their own death. more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50
Imagine yourself without a facethe task seems impossible. The face is a core feature of our physical identity. Our face is how others identify us and how we think of our self. Yet, human faces are also functionally essential as mechanisms for communication and as a means of eating, breathing, and seeing. For these reasons, facial... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Improving human characteristics goes beyond compensating for an impairment. This book explores the rich and complex relationship between enhancement and impairment, showing that the study of disability offers new ways of thinking about the social and ethical implications of improving the human condition. more...
- Demos Health Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95
The fully updated and revised sixth edition of the definitive guide to clinically tested and proven methods for effectively managing all of the symptoms characteristic of MS and MS treatment. Based on the most up-to-date disease management strategies, medical and research breakthroughs, and latest drug therapies, Dr. Randall T. Schapiro provides the... more...