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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...

  • Mental Health Law in England and Walesby Paul Barber; Robert A Brown; Debbie Martin

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 54.00

    A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional – from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses. more...

  • Sport and the Female Disabled Bodyby Elisabet Apelmo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This path-breaking book analyses the experiences of young sporting women with physical impairments. Taking phenomenology as a point of departure, Elisabet Apelmo explores how the young women handle living with a body which, on the one hand, is viewed as deviant – the disabled body – and on the other hand is viewed as accomplished – the sporting body.... more...

  • Disability and Art Historyby Ann Millett-Gallant; Elizabeth Howie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many disability studies scholars discuss works of art, but do... more...

  • Organizing the Blindby Roberto Garvía

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is a case study which narrates the history of the National Organization of the Spanish Blind (ONCE), established in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. Contrary to other affluent countries where most blind people live on welfare benefits, the Spanish blind enjoy full employment. Furthermore, the average income of the Spanish blind is higher... more...

  • The Disability Studies Readerby Lennard J. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    The fifth edition of The Disability Studies Reader addresses the post-identity theoretical landscape by emphasizing questions of interdependency and independence, the human–animal relationship, and issues around the construction or materiality of gender, the body, and sexuality. Selections explore the underlying biases of medical and scientific... more...

  • Disability and Social Mediaby Katie Ellis; Mike Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Social media is popularly seen as an important media for people with disability in terms of communication, exchange and activism. These sites potentially increase both employment and leisure opportunities for one of the most traditionally isolated groups in society. However, the offline inaccessible environment has, to a certain degree, been replicated... more...

  • A Birth That Changed a Nationby Mithu Alur

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 24.00

    A novel model of care—integrating education, treatment, and social and emotional development—that addresses the issues of people with disability.  more...

  • Sociology Looking at Disabilityby Sara Green; Sharon N. Barnartt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 134.95

    The purpose of this volume is to explore existing literature, with an eye towards encouraging scholars not to ask “the same old” questions but to use older writings as a basis for revolutionary and evolutionary thinking. What do the older writings tell us about what questions we should be asking, and what research we should be doing, today? more...

  • Barriers and Belongingby Michelle Jarman; Leila Monaghan; Alison Quaggin Harkin

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    What is the direct impact that disability studies has on the lives of disabled people today? The editors and contributors to this essential anthology, Barriers and Belonging, provide thirty-seven personal narratives thatexplore what it means to be disabled and why the field of disability studies matters.  The editors frame the volume... more...