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  • The Fantasy of Disabilityby Jeffrey Preston

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What are the unconscious fantasies circulating in representations of disability? What role do these fantasies play in defining the condition of disability? What can these fantasies teach us about human vulnerability writ large? The Fantasy of Disability explores how popular culture texts, such as Degrassi: The Next Generation and Glee , fantasize... more...

  • Disability and the welfare state in Britainby Jameel Hampton

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    The British Welfare State initially seemed to promise welfare for all, but excluded millions of disabled people. This book examines attempts in the subsequent three decades to reverse this exclusion. It also provides the first major analysis of the Disablement Income Group and the Thalidomide campaign. more...

  • The Paralympic Games Explainedby Ian Brittain

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • God Beyond Wordsby Jill Harshaw

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 85.00

    Responding to the view that people with profound intellectual disabilities cannot enjoy spiritual experiences, this book pushes the boundaries of intellectual disability theology. Thought-provoking and sensitive, this book poses important questions about the nature of faith and how the Church treats people with intellectual disabilities. more...

  • Regarder autrementby Patrick Vincelet

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Patrick Vincelet bouscule les préjugés sur la cécité et propose un nouveau regard sur les non-voyants Patrick Vincelet a consulté à l'Institut national des jeunes aveugles de Paris, à l'Hôpital des Quinze-Vingts, à l'association Valentin Haüy et à l'école de chiens-guides de Paris. S'appuyant sur sa pratique, ce professeur d'université a formé... more...

  • Inside Outby Robert Bogdan; Steven J. Taylor; Seymour B. Sarason

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 24.95

    What does it mean to be ‘mentally retarded’? Professors Bogdan and Taylor have interviewed two experts, ‘Ed Murphy’ and ‘Pattie Burt,’ for answers. Ed and Pattie, former inmates of institutions for the retarded, tell us in their own words. more...

  • Social Work in the Hospital Organizationby Margaret Gaughan Brock

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 17.95

    This book was written to fill a need for a basic text about medical social work. The material has specific reference to social work in the hospital organization, but much of it is applicable to social work within the broader context of health care.  more...

  • Disability and Popular Cultureby Katie Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; 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 Social Movementsby Rachel Carling-Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    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...

  • Disability and Discourse Analysisby Jan Grue

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Disability studies has engaged with discourse analysis in key works both from the UK and the USA. While the perspectives and analyses of discourse analysis have proved well suited for exploring disability, however, its methods have not been sufficiently developed in a disability studies context. Conversely, discourse analysts have traditionally been... more...