Social Work and Disability Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-08-31
    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 – 2016-08-31
    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 – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • New Technologies and Emerging Spaces of Care

    By Miquel Domenech

    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 – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Peter Blanck, Eilionoir 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

  • 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

  • Disability Policy in China

    Child and family experiences

    By Xiaoyuan Shang, Karen R. Fisher

    Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Disability and Qualitative Inquiry

    Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World

    By Ronald J. Berger, Laura S. Lorenz

    This groundbreaking text makes an intervention on behalf of disability studies into the broad field of qualitative inquiry. Ronald Berger and Laura Lorenz introduce readers to a range of issues involved in doing qualitative research on disabilities by bringing together a collection of scholarly…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    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 – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

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