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  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communicationby Michael S. Jeffress

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Research has long substantiated the fact that living with a disability creates significant and complex challenges to identity negotiation, the practice of communication, and the development of interpersonal relationships. Furthermore, individuals without disabilities often lack the knowledge and tools to experience self-efficacy in communicating with... more...

  • Social Work and Mental Healthby Malcolm Golightley; Robert Goemans

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 23.00

    A clear and accessible introduction to the complex issues surrounding mental health. more...

  • Reservationby R. K. Kshirsagar

    Kalpaz Publications 2013; US$ 99.99

    This book deals with the issue of reservations in educational institutions and public services as a means to secure justice to the backward classes. It takes into account all the relevant provisions of the Constitution in their proper perspective in the light of judicial pronouncements and intellectual interpretations.It also takes into account some... more...

  • Disability and Academic Exclusionby E. R. Weatherup

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 80.50

    Disability and Academic Exclusion employs disability theory to reveal cultural limitations to minority incorporation in education, historically demonstrated by the diminished reinscriptions of iconic minority authenticity in the works of former slaves Sojourner Truth and Phillis Wheatley and the deaf-blind author Helen Keller. more...

  • Meadowlark Economies: Work and Leisure in the Ecosystemby Jim Eggert

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...

  • The Making of Blind Menby Robert A. Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The disability of blindness is a learned social role. The various attitudes and patterns of behavior that characterize people who are blind are not inherent in their condition but, rather, are acquired through ordinary processes of social learning. The Making of Blind Men is intended as a systematic and integrated overview of the blindness problem... more...

  • A Sociological Approach to Acquired Brain Injury and Identityby Jonathan Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Inspired by the author’s personal experience of sustaining acquired brain injury (ABI), this path-breaking book explores the (re)construction of identity after ABI. It offers a way of understanding ABI through a social scientific lens, promoting an understanding that is generated through close engagement with the lives and experiences of ABI survivors.... more...

  • Diversion from Custody for Mentally Disordered Offendersby Catherine Staite; Neill Martin; Rannoch Daly

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 84.95

    The authors aim to provide practical guidance to enable practitioners in the various criminal justice, health and social care agencies to divert mentally disordered offenders from prosecution and custody and to help prevent re-offending. more...

  • Special Children, Special Risksby Jr. Fleron

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    How does one investigate a child maltreatment case when the victim is blind, mute, deaf, mentally retarded, or confined to an institution? Special Children, Special Risks presents analysis, recommendations, and related research from social work, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, and education essential for establishing and maintaining safe environments... more...

  • Hören als Praxisby Miklas Schulz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 48.28

    Miklas Schulz entwickelt anhand zweier praxistheoretisch fundierter empirischer Zugänge – einer Interviewanalyse und einer Autoethnografie – das Konzept des Doing Perception. Im Zentrum steht die Art und Weise, wie sich Menschen über die Medien Stimme und Schrift ins Verhältnis zur eigenen Sinneswahrnehmung setzen. Das der Studie zugrunde gelegte komparative... more...