Social Work and Disability Products

  • Resolving Disputes about Educational Provision

    A Comparative Perspective on Special Educational Needs

    By Neville Harris, Sheila Riddell

    With contributions by recognised experts in the field of education law, this book is a comparative study of the resolution of special education disputes, including via mediation. It analyses the varying approaches in England, Scotland, the US and the Netherlands and addresses major questions of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • The Disabling State of an Active Society

    By Mikael Holmqvist

    Across the traditional welfare states of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada there has been increasing emphasis on 'activation' by the unemployed as a tool for fighting unemployment. The core idea of activation programmes is the integration and empowerment of jobseekers through active…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Welfare and Society

  • European Union Non-Discrimination Law and Intersectionality

    Investigating the Triangle of Racial, Gender and Disability Discrimination

    By Anna Lawson

    Edited by Dagmar Schiek

    This book contributes to a critical reflection of current legislative and jurisprudential developments in Non-Discrimination Law, focusing on the European Union. The book is focused on intersectionality between gender, race and disability and the question of whether, and to what extent, this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Design for Sport

    By Anxo Cereijo Roibás, Emmanuel Stamatakis

    Design for Sport shows how socially responsible design can contribute to make sport practice widespread in the general population including disadvantaged and hard-to-reach groups, and those that have been traditionally excluded such as the elderly, disabled people, those living in deprived areas…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Creativity, Spirituality, and Mental Health

    Exploring Connections

    By Kelley Raab Mayo

    This book emphasizes the integral connections between imagination, creativity, and spirituality and their role in healing. First, the author highlights the work of a neglected yet important psychoanalyst, Marion Milner - a painter and undeclared mystic - expanding her work on creativity, mysticism,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • 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 – 2016-11-10
    Routledge Academic
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism

    By Michael Gill, Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

    Disability studies scholars and activists have long criticized and critiqued so-termed ’charitable’ approaches to disability where the capitalization of individual disabled bodies to invoke pity are historically, socially, and politically circumscribed by paternalism. Disabled individuals have long…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Disability Management and Workplace Integration

    International Research Findings

    By Henry G. Harder

    Edited by Thomas Geisen

    Disability Management is perceived and understood to be an important approach to reducing the negative impact, for workers and the company, of absence due to illness and accidents, and to assisting those with disabilities to enter or re-enter the workplace. Disability Management has already become…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Understanding Disability Discrimination Law through Geography

    By Fayyaz Vellani

    Examining the UK Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in comparison to its counterparts in the USA and Australia, this book focuses on how it is being interpreted and acted upon in the context of higher education, a key area of national attention in the UK. It also evaluates this law in the context…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • New Technologies and Emerging Spaces of Care

    By Miquel Domènech

    Edited by Michael Schillmeier

    New Technologies and Emerging Spaces of Care provides the latest practice-oriented qualitative research and innovative conceptual discussions of how health and health care systems are currently dealing with complex transformations and varied reforms. Exploring and analysing the social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Towards Enabling Geographies

    ‘Disabled’ Bodies and Minds in Society and Space

    By Edward Hall

    Edited by Vera Chouinard

    Over the past 15 years, geography has made many significant contributions to our understanding of disabled people's identities, lives, and place in society and space. 'Towards Enabling Geographies' brings together leading scholars to showcase the 'second wave' of geographical studies concerned with…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Peter Blanck, Eilionóir Flynn

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law. Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary perspectives. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

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