Disability Studies Products

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2

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

    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, the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • The Pedagogy of Pathologization

    Dis/abled girls of color in the school-prison nexus

    By Subini Ancy Annamma

    Linking powerful first-person narratives with structural analysis, The Pedagogy of Pathologization explores the construction of criminal identities in schools via the intersections of race, disability, and gender. Focusing uniquely on the pathologization of female students of color, whose voices…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Autism in a Decentered World

    By Alice Wexler

    Autistic people are empirically and scientifically generalized as living in a fragmented, alternate reality, without a coherent continuous self. In Part I, this book presents recent neuropsychological research and its implications for existing theories of autism, selfhood, and identity, challenging…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Psychology Press
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Neoliberalism and Education

    Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Farzana Shain

    Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion offers a critical reflection on the establishment of neoliberalism as the new global orthodoxy in the field of education, and considers what this means for social justice and inclusion. It brings together writers from a number…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Learning Through Interaction (1996)

    Technology and Children with Multiple Disabilities

    Edited by Nick Bozic, Heather Murdoch

    Published in 1996, this book is written for teachers and other professionals who work with children with multiple disabilities. It explores and suggests ways of working with different forms of technology such as microcomputers, communications aids, multi-sensory equipment, mobility aids, and others…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • Valuing Profoundly Disabled People

    Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth

    By John Vorhaus

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Disability and Inclusive Education

    A Tribute to Len Barton

    Edited by Madeleine Arnot

    Len Barton’s intellectual and practical contribution to the sociology of disability and education is highly significant and widely known. The leading scholars in this collection, including his long term collaborators, offer both a celebration and a reassessment of this contribution, addressing the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Disability Studies and the Inclusive Classroom

    Critical Practices for Embracing Diversity in Education, 2nd Edition

    By Susan Baglieri

    Disability Studies and the Inclusive Classroom is a core textbook that integrates knowledge and practice from the fields of disability studies and special education. The second edition has been fully revised and updated throughout to include stronger connections between race, class, sexual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • The Changing Disability Policy System

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 1

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Jerome Bickenbach, Delia Ferri, Ana Marta Guillén Rodriguez

    Being an ‘active citizen’ involves exercising social rights and duties, enjoying choice and autonomy, and participating in political decision-making processes which are of importance for one’s life. Amid the new challenges facing contemporary welfare states, debate over just how ‘active’ citizens…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Global Youth in Digital Trajectories

    Edited by Michalis Kontopodis, Christos Varvantakis, Christoph Wulf

    Global Youth in Digital Trajectories explores the most recent developments regarding youth and media in a global perspective. Representing an innovative contribution to virtual research methods, this book presents research carried out in areas as diverse as Greece, the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • That's the Way I Think

    Dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and dyscalculia explained, 3rd Edition

    By David Grant

    About 1 in 20 individuals are dyslexic. This figure also applies for dyspraxia and ADHD. This fully revised edition of David Grant’s thought-provoking, insightful book develops our understanding of these specific learning differences and considers the further challenges presented by these…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

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