Disability Products

  • The Human Rights Approach to Disability

    Cases and Materials

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability provides a thorough examination of issues relating to disability from a human rights perspective. The book analyses how social theory concepts such as the social model of disability and disablism need to inform our interpretation of philosophical and legal…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Early Childhood Intervention

    Working with families of young children with special needs

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge Academic
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge

  • High Performance Disability Sport Coaching

    Edited by Geoffery Z. Kohe, Derek M. Peters

    As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

  • Disability Politics in a Global Economy

    Essays in Honour of Marta Russell

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16
    Routledge

  • Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability

    Perspectives from historical, cultural, and educational studies

    Edited by David Bolt

    Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • The Paralympic Games Explained

    Second Edition

    By Ian Brittain

    The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society. The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Audio Description

    A practical guide

    By Louise Fryer

    An Introduction to Audio Description is the first comprehensive, user-friendly student guide to the theory and practice of audio description, or media narration, providing readers with the skills needed for the effective translation of images into words for the blind and partially-sighted. A wide…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Translation Practices Explained

  • Peering Behind the Curtain

    Disability, Illness, and the Extraordinary Body in Contemporary Theatre

    Edited by Kimball King, Tom Fahy

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge
    Studies in Modern Drama

  • Life After Encephalitis

    A Narrative Approach

    By Ava Easton

    Encephalitis is a devastating condition whose impact upon people should not be underestimated. It robs people of abilities most of us take for granted, it leaves people without their loved ones, and even in those families where the person affected survives the person they once knew can be…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

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