Disability Studies Products

  • Disability and Technology

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Alison Sheldon, Jennifer Harris

    This edited collection brings together keynote articles from the journal Disability & Society to provide a comprehensive and though-provoking exploration of the place of technology in disabled people’s lives, documenting and analysing the growing impact of technology on disability and society…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Childhood and Disability

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Sarah Beazley, Val Williams

    Drawn from Disability & Society over the period 1997-2012, the twelve chapters in this book address a range of personal, cultural and institutional arenas in which challenges experienced by disabled children are played out. The book includes a mix of theoretical and applied material offering…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Radical Inclusive Education

    Disability, teaching and struggles for liberation

    By Anat Greenstein

    Many people who work in education start out with enthusiastic ideals about education as a positive force that can spur change in the life of the learner and in society at large, yet find themselves frustrated with a bureaucratic system that often alienates and excludes many of its students. This is…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Pedagogy, Image Practices, and Contested Corporealities

    Edited by Sarah Brophy, Janice Hladki

    This volume focuses on popular film, television, and online representations of contested corporealities and contributes to visual culture studies, disability studies, critical pedagogy, and medical humanities. Emphasizing unruly embodiments that transgress and transform, the volume conceptualizes…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge

  • Disability Matters

    Pedagogy, media and affect

    Edited by Anna Hickey-Moody, Vicki Crowley

    From the critique of ‘the medical model’ of disability undertaken during the early and mid-1990s, a ‘social model’ emerged, particularly in the caring professions and those trying to shape policy and practice for people with disability. In education and schooling, it was a period of cementing…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies

    Rights, Spaces and Innovations

    Edited by Michele Moore

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people’s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities

    Historical Perspectives, Current Practices, and Future Directions

    By Stephen B. Richards, Michael P. Brady, Ronald L. Taylor

    Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities: Historical Perspectives, Current Practices, and Future Directions provides thorough coverage of the causes and characteristics of cognitive and intellectual disabilities (formerly known as mental retardation) as well as detailed discussions of the validated…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Teaching Children with High-Level Autism

    Evidence from Families

    By Pamela LePage, Susan Courey

    Teaching Children with High-Level Autism combines the perspectives of families and children with disabilities and frames these personal experiences in the context of evidence-based practice, providing pre- and in-service teachers and professionals with vital information on how they can help…

    Paperback – 2013-10-22
    Routledge

  • Disability, Poverty and Education

    Edited by Nidhi Singal

    This book is a succinct and distinctive presentation of current research addressing educational issues in relation to children and young people with disabilities in Southern contexts. Even though people with disabilities are disproportionately over-represented in the majority world, there is a lack…

    Hardback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

  • Drama, Disability and Education

    A critical exploration for students and practitioners

    By Andy Kempe

    What can society learn about disability through the way it is portrayed in TV, films and plays? This insightful and accessible text explores and analyses the way disability is portrayed in drama, and how that portrayal may be interpreted by young audiences. Investigating how disabilities have been…

    Paperback – 2012-09-03
    Routledge

  • Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    An essential component of good practice in physical education is ensuring inclusivity for all pupils, regardless of need, ability or background. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education fully explores the theoretical and practical issues faced by…

    Paperback – 2012-08-31
    Routledge

  • Educating College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    By Dianne Zager, Carol S Alpern, Barbara McKeon, Janet D Mulvey, Sue Maxam

    Educating College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders is one of the first books to specifically address the accommodation of students with significant learning differences in postsecondary education. Developed with the support of Autism Speaks, and piloted at Pace University, each component of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-27
    Routledge

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