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- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 80.00
Grounded in a trans-disciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and wellbeing. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
The London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics were seen as a success and the hosts were praised for the promotion of equality, tolerance and unity as well as inspiring a legacy to continue these values. This volume contains a collection of sociological case studies which critically assess the diverse impacts of London 2012 and its key controversies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The London 2012 Paralympic Games - the biggest, most accessible and best-attended games in the Paralympics' 64-year history - came with an explicit aim to "transform the perception of disabled people in society," and use sport to contribute to "a better world for all people with a disability." This social agenda offered the potential to re-frame disability;... more...
- transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 46.00
What does Disability Studies gain by opening itself up to the larger field of Cultural Studies, and which theoretical frameworks of contemporary cultural criticism can it employ to rethink disability? At the same time, what can Cultural Studies gain by incorporating disability more fully as an object of inquiry and as a framework for critical analysis?... more...
Positive Behavior Supports for Adults with Disabilities in Employment, Community, and Residential SettingsCharles C Thomas 2014; US$ 34.95
The aim of this book is to provide an overview of positive behavior supports for adults with disabilities in a written format that is directed to support providers who can immediately put the information to use. The authors have written the book in a non-technical format and include clear real-life examples for using positive behavior supports in employment,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
A straight-talking guide to helping disabled people fulfil their sexual lives, covering sexual needs, difficulties disabled people experience and communication. How professionals can support disabled people with sex is covered, and a chapter on the law is included. Essential reading for practitioners working with or supporting disabled people. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00
Presents an innovative family-based approach to rehabilitation counseling that can be put to use immediately!. While the family has traditionally been a secondary consideration in rehabilitation, this graduate text presents an innovative approach to rehabilitation counseling that focuses on the family as the center of a person-centered model, rather... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95
This volume presents papers which address both individual and societal levels of environment in relation to disability and shed new light on the processes involved with creating or modifying these environmental supports or barriers. more...