Social Work and Disability Products

  • Disability Definitions, Diagnoses, and Practice Implications

    An Introduction for Counselors

    By Julie Smart

    This introductory text defines and describes disability, while providing concrete practice guidelines and recommendations for students in the fields of counseling, social work, and the helping professions. Various specialty areas are explored in detail, including marriage and family counseling,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa

    Edited by Tsitsi Chataika

    This comprehensive ground-breaking southern African-centred collection spans the breadth of disability research and practice. Reputable and emerging scholars, together with disability advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to prove, challenge, and shift commonly held social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Sexual Health

    A Critical Exploration of Key Issues

    By Poul Rohleder, Stine Hellum Braathen, Mark Thomas Carew

    The sexual lives of people with disabilities are rarely discussed. It is as if, because someone has a biological or psychological impairment, they do not exist as a sexual being. As such, many people with disabilities feel marginalised and powerless not only in their day-today lives, but also in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Life at Home for People with a Dementia

    By Ruth Bartlett, Tula Brannelly

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live in their own home.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life Course

    Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches

    Edited by Sonali Shah, Caroline Bradbury-Jones

    This is the first book to explore the interplay of disability, gender and violence over the life course from researcher, practitioner and survivor perspectives. It gives due weight to the accounts of disabled children and adults who have survived institutional or individual violence, evidencing…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Professionals

    By Andrew Maxwell Triska

    This book provides a concise overview of sexuality and gender identity in clients with intellectual disabilities for therapists, social workers, educators, and healthcare providers. It captures the social, political, and legal environment of the late 2010s and bridges the gap between research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Disability, Normalcy, and the Everyday

    Edited by Gareth M. Thomas, Dikaios Sakellariou

    Many critical analyses of disability address important ‘macro’ concerns, but are often far removed from an interactional and micro-level focus. Written by leading scholars in the field, and containing a range of theoretical and empirical contributions from around the world, this book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • The Intimate Lives of Disabled People

    By Kirsty Liddiard

    Disabled people are routinely assumed to lack the capabilities and capacities to embody and experience sexuality and desire, as well as the agency to love and be loved by others, and build their own families, if they so choose. Centring on the sexual, intimate and erotic lives of disabled people,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Responsive Museum

    Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century

    By Caroline Lang, John Reeve

    What is the relationship today between museums, galleries and learning? The Responsive Museum interrogates the thinking, policies and practices that underpin the educational role of the museum. It unravels the complex relationship of museums with their publics, and discusses today's challenges and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • 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

    Over 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 and&…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

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