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  • The Bioethics of Enhancementby Melinda Hall

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 76.00

    This book is a critical intervention into debate over human enhancement and engages bioethics, disability studies, and Michel Foucault. Melinda Hall employs a biopolitical framework to argue that transhumanist thinkers present diminished images of the good life and seriously devalue disabled lives by linking disability with risk and death. more...

  • Disability and Political Theoryby Barbara Arneil; Nancy J. Hirschmann

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    A groundbreaking volume from leading scholars exploring disability studies using a political theory approach. more...

  • Professionelle Beziehungen in der Sozialen Arbeitby Regina Abeld

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 34.51

    Regina Abeld wählt in diesem Buch das Missverhältnis als Ausgangspunkt, dass zwischen dem einerseits hohen Stellenwert der sozialarbeiterischen Fachkraft-Klient-Beziehung und andererseits der Randständigkeit des Themas in Praxis und Theorie besteht. In der Exploration dieses so zentralen Themas legt die Autorin einen zugleich empirisch-praktischen... more...

  • Forensic Mental Healthby Michele P. Bratina

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.95

    Forensic Mental Health: Framing Integrated Solutions describes a criminal justice–mental health nexus that touches every population—juvenile and adult male and female offenders, probationers and parolees, the aging adult prison population, and victims of crime. In the United States today, the criminal justice system functions as a mental health... more...

  • Crip Timesby Robert McRuer

    NYU Press 2018; US$ 30.00

    Contends that disability is a central but misunderstood element of global austerity politics.    Broadly attentive to the political and economic shifts of the last several decades, Robert McRuer asks how disability activists, artists and social movements generate change and resist the dominant forms of globalization in an age of austerity, or... more...

  • Building Accessby Aimi Hamraie

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    “All too often,” wrote disabled architect Ronald Mace, “designers don’t take the needs of disabled and elderly people into account.” Building Access investigates twentieth-century strategies for designing the world with disability in mind. Commonly understood in terms of curb cuts, automatic doors, Braille signs, and flexible kitchens, Universal... more...

  • Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanitiesby Sarah Jaquette Ray; Jay Sibara; Stacy Alaimo

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 70.00

    Although scholars in the environmental humanities have been exploring the dichotomy between “wild” and “built” environments for several years, few have focused on the field of disability studies, a discipline that enlists the contingency between environments and bodies as a foundation of its scholarship. On the other hand, scholars in disability... more...

  • Rethinking Modern Prostheses in Anglo-American Commodity Cultures, 1820-1939by Claire L. Jones

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 110.00

    A collection of essays examining the development and commodification of prostheses in Britain and America that occurred during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, due to the shift to standardized industrial manufacturing and associated market growth. more...

  • Teilhabe an Bildungby Luisa Demant

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 34.51

    Luisa Demant analysiert aus lebenswelttheoretischer Perspektive Vorstellungen von Teilhabe an Bildung bei Pädagoginnen und Pädagogen in der Grundschule. Es wird geprüft inwiefern Beratung als Vermittlungsinstrument zwischen strukturellen und individuellen Möglichkeiten dienen kann. Auf der Basis einer qualitativen Studie werden vier Teilhabedimensionen... more...

  • The Sky is Not the Limit - One Woman's Inspiring and Humorous account of coming to terms with sudden disabilityby Amanda Newton

    John Blake Publishing 2017; US$ 12.49

    ON THE MORNING OF 9TH AUGUST 2015 AMANDA NEWTON’S LIFE CHANGED FOREVER WHEN SHE BROKE HER BACK IN A CYCLING ACCIDENT. From the day of the accident Amanda took to Facebook documenting everyday life from her new position. The Sky Is Not The Limit documents a year in the life of this extraordinarily inspiring woman as she comes to terms with the reality... more...