• Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic book cover

    Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability book cover

    Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability

    1st Edition

    By Susan Honeyman

    In the twenty-first century there is increasing global recognition of pain relief as a basic human right. However, as Susan Honeyman argues in this new take on child pain and invisible disability, such a belief has historically been driven by adult, ideological needs, whereas the needs of children…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services: Professional Concepts and Lived Experience book cover

    Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communication: Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom book cover

    Pedagogy, Disability and Communication

    Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Jeffress

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries: Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2 book cover

    Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan book cover

    Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Di Marco

    Japan’s suicide phenomenon has fascinated both the media and academics, although many questions and paradoxes embedded in the debate on suicide have remained unaddressed in the existing literature, including the assumption that Japan is a "Suicide Nation". This tendency causes common misconceptions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Intervention: Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs book cover

    Early Childhood Intervention

    Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanan Sukkar, Carl J. Dunst, Jane Kirkby

    Early childhood is considered a critical but often vulnerable period in a child’s development where early identification and intervention can be crucial for improving children’s developmental outcomes. Systems and family-centred perspectives are vital to support families and build their capacities…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Cultural Disability Studies in Education: Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide book cover

    Cultural Disability Studies in Education

    Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide, 1st Edition

    By David Bolt

    Over the last few decades disability studies has emerged not only as a discipline in itself but also as a catalyst for cultural disability studies and Disability Studies in Education. In this book the three areas become united in a new field that recognises education as a discourse between tutors…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Disability Politics in a Global Economy: Essays in Honour of Marta Russell book cover

    Disability Politics in a Global Economy

    Essays in Honour of Marta Russell, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Malhotra

    While the visibility of disability studies has increased in recent years, few have thoroughly examined the marginalization of people with disabilities through the lens of political economy. This was the great contribution of Marta Russell (1951-2013), an activist and prominent scholar in the United…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities: A Guide for Professionals book cover

    Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Maxwell Triska

    This book provides a concise overview of sexuality and gender identity in clients with intellectual disabilities for therapists, social workers, educators, and healthcare providers. It captures the social, political, and legal environment of the late 2010s and bridges the gap between research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy: Challenging Resistance book cover

    Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Bolt, Claire Penketh

    Disability is a widespread phenomenon, indeed a potentially universal one as life expectancies rise. Within the academic world, it has relevance for all disciplines yet is often dismissed as a niche market or someone else’s domain. This collection explores how academic avoidance of disability…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Disabled Childhoods: Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities book cover

    Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities, 1st Edition

    By Janice McLaughlin, Edmund Coleman-Fountain, Emma Clavering

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

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