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  • Disability and Popular Cultureby Katie Ellis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    As a response to real or imagined subordination, popular culture reflects the everyday experience of ordinary people and has the capacity to subvert the hegemonic order. Drawing on central theoretical approaches in the field of critical disability studies, this book examines disability across a number of internationally recognised texts and objects.... more...

  • Disability and Discourse Analysisby Jan Grue

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Although efforts have been made to integrate disability into the discourse analysis and conversation analysis canon, the link between the two fields needs to be strengthened. This ground-breaking volume contributes to this link by thoroughly applying the analytical vocabulary of discourse analysis to issues that are central to the field of disability... more...

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapyby Stephen Briers

    Pearson Education Limited 2015; US$ 16.38

    CBT ? what it is, how it works, and how to use it. Cognitive behavioural therapy (or CBT) delivers powerful tools you can put to work to dramatically improve your life. In this book, psychologist Dr Stephen Briers clearly explains how CBT works, gives you plenty of exercises to help put the theory into practice and reveals its effectiveness through... more...

  • Faulkner, Writer of Disabilityby Taylor Hagood

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    From the emerging field of disability studies, Taylor Hagood offers the first book-length consideration of impairment in William Faulkner's life and writing. Blending biography, textual analysis, and theory in an experimental style, Hagood explores in both form and content the constructs of normality and their power. Hagood brings to light little-known... more...

  • Dealing with the Mentally Ill Person on the Streetby Daniel M. Rudofossi

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 51.95

    This unique guide will serve as a street survival guide for public safety officers and supervisors alike. The author, Doctor Daniel Rudofossi, a sworn police officer and police psychologist in the NYPD and DEA among other agencies, offers a thorough assessment and intervention guide for clinicians and public safety professionals in dealing with mentally... more...

  • Community-Oriented Health Servicesby Elias Mpofu

    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...

  • The Impact of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Gamesby Kevin Dixon; Tom Gibbons

    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...

  • Reframing Disability?by Daniel Jackson; Caroline E.M. Hodges; Mike Molesworth; Richard Scullion

    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...

  • Positive Behavior Supports for Adults with Disabilities in Employment, Community, and Residential Settingsby Keith Storey; Michal Post

    Charles 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...

  • Disability and Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    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...