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  • Song Without Wordsby Gerald Shea

    Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 36.00

    Much has been written about the profoundly deaf, but the lives of the nearly 30 million partially deaf people in the United States today remain hidden. Song without Words tells the astonishing story of a man who, at the age of thirty-four, discovered that he had been deaf since childhood, yet somehow managed to navigate his way through Andover,... 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...

  • Disability Media Studiesby Elizabeth Ellcessor; Bill Kirkpatrick

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    Introduces key ideas and offers a sense of the new frontiers and questions in the emerging field of disability media studies     Disability Media Studies articulates the formation of a new field of study, based in the rich traditions of media, cultural, and disability studies. Necessarily interdisciplinary and diverse, this collection weaves... 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...

  • 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...

  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communicationby Michael S. Jeffress

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 56.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Sociology of Impairmentby Mark Sherry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The social model of disability, which uses the impairment/disability binary to focus attention on removing disability, has been called the ’great idea’ of the disability movement. But scholars challenge the impairment/disability dichotomy for being too simplistic and politically inadequate since while it has been incredibly useful in focusing disability... more...

  • Disability and Academic Exclusionby E. R. Weatherup

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 80.00

    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...