Disability Products

  • 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 – 2016-08-11 
    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 – 2016-07-31 
    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 – 2016-07-13 
    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 – 2016-05-10 
    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

  • Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

    Edited by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling, Roy McConkey

    There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • The Costs of Caring

    Families with Disabled Children

    By Sally Baldwin

    First published in 1985, this book considers the financial consequences of parents and other relatives caring for severely disabled children at home. At the time of publication little reliable information was available on the costs incurred by ‘informal carers’, which this book set to rectify. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Disabling Policies?

    A Comparative Approach to Education Policy and Disability

    By Gillian Fulcher

    First published in 1989, this book is about integrating or mainstreaming policies, looking specifically at how to improve circumstances for schoolchildren with disabilities or handicaps, and their teachers. The author draws on her experiences, both within and outside the academic institution, to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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