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  • My Beautiful Struggleby Jordan Bone

    Orion 2017; US$ 10.99

    Aged 15, Jordan Bone got into a car with friends. She would never walk again. Paralysed from the chest down, her life was changed forever. Becoming depressed and feeling like life wasn't worth living, these weren't the teenage years that Jordan had envisaged. However, slowly but surely, she began to get herself out of the darkness. With a little... more...

  • Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiotsby Kathryn Burtinshaw; John R F Burt

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 18.96

    In the first half of the nineteenth century, treatment of the mentally ill in Britain and Ireland underwent radical change. No longer manacled, chained and treated like wild animals, patient care was defined in law and medical understanding, and treatment of insanity developed. Focusing on selected cases, this new study enables the reader to understand... more...

  • Oxford Textbook of Children's Sport and Exercise Medicineby Neil Armstrong; Willem van Mechelen

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 209.99

    An evidence-based text covering the key aspects of paediatric sport, health and exercise science and medicine. Designed to challenge and support, this fully updated textbook presents complex scientific and medical material in an accessible manner. more...

  • Disability and Ruralityby Karen Soldatic; Kelley Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 56.95

    This is the first book to explore how far disability challenges dominant understandings of rurality, identity, gender and belonging within the rural literature. The book focuses particularly on the ways disabled people give, and are given, meaning and value in relation to ethical rural considerations of place, physical strength, productivity and social... more...

  • Supporting Bereaved Students at Schoolby Jacqueline A. Brown; Shane R. Jimerson

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 40.99

    Supporting Bereaved Students at School provides educational professionals with essential information to support bereaved students. more...

  • Disability, Society and Assistive Technologyby Bodil Ravneberg; Sylvia Söderström

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The provision of assistive technology is an important individual and collective service of the welfare state. The state plays a significant role towards linking users and products, and the matching of devices and users is both a science and an art. However, many people feel it is stigmatising to use individually designed assistive technologies as... more...

  • Freaks of Historyby MacDonald James

    Intellect Books Ltd 2017; US$ 56.00

    Disability studies have long been the domain of medical and pedagogical academics. However, in recent years, the subject has outgrown its clinical origins. In Freaks of History, James MacDonald presents two dramatic explorations of disability within the wider themes of sexuality, gender, foreignness, and the Other. Originally directed by Martin Harvey... more...

  • Forensic Mental Healthby Michele P. Bratina

    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...

  • Visual Impairment and Workby Sally French

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book traces the development of paid work for visually impaired people in the UK from the 18th century to the present day. It gives a voice to visually impaired people to talk about their working lives and documents the history of employment from their experience, an approach which is severely lacking in the current literature about visual impairment... more...

  • No Right to Be Idleby Sarah F. Rose

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Americans with all sorts of disabilities came to be labeled as "unproductive citizens." Before that, disabled people had contributed as they were able in homes, on farms, and in the wage labor market, reflecting the fact that Americans had long viewed productivity as a spectrum that varied... more...