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  • 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

  • Learning Disability and Inclusion Phobia

    Past, Present, Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Lifespan Transitions and Disability

    A holistic perspective

    By Iva Strnadová, Therese M. Cumming

    This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes, yet do not receive the attention they deserve in the literature. This…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Crises, Conflict and Disability

    Ensuring Equality

    Edited by David Mitchell, Valerie Karr

    People with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. They experience higher mortality rates, have fewer available resources and less access to help, especially in refugee camps, as well as in post-disaster environments. Already…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Giving Voice to Profound Disability

    Dignity, dependence and human capabilities

    By John Vorhaus

      Giving Voice to Profound Disability is devoted to exploring the lives of people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities, and brings together the voices of those best placed to speak about the rewards and challenges of living with, supporting and teaching this group…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge

  • Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives

    Finding a Voice of Their Own

    By Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe

    Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger’s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the social model of disablement. Using a grounded theory approach…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Disability Research Today

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Shakespeare

    Grouped around four central themes – illness and impairment, disabling processes, care and control, and communication and representations – this collection offers a fresh perspective on disability research, showing how theory and data can be brought together in new and exciting ways. Disability…

    Paperback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Development of Disability Rights Under International Law

    From Charity to Human Rights

    By Arlene S. Kanter

    The adoption of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CPRD) by the United Nations in 2006 is the first comprehensive and binding treaty on the rights of people with disabilities. It establishes the right of people with disabilities to equality, dignity, autonomy, full…

    Hardback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

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