Social Work and Disability Products

  • Funding Inclusive Education

    The Economic Realities

    By Alan J. Marsh

    This title was first published in 2003.Funding for pupils with special educational needs has created resource management difficulties for schools and budgetary control problems for LEAs. Special educational needs is a frequent area of LEA overspending. These issues are particularly important as the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • European Disability Pension Policies

    11 Country Trends 1970–2002

    Edited by Christopher Prinz

    This title was first published in 2003. During the last twenty years, the longer-term sustainability of social insurance systems has become a major issue in all European countries. Analysts and governments are increasingly alarmed at the growth in the number of disability benefit recipients, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Sociological Approach to Acquired Brain Injury and Identity

    By Jonathan Harvey

    Inspired by the author’s personal experience of sustaining acquired brain injury (ABI), this path-breaking book explores the (re)construction of identity after ABI. It offers a way of understanding ABI through a social scientific lens, promoting an understanding that is generated through close…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life

    A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate

    By Simon Foley

    One of the perennial political/philosophical questions concerns whether it is ever justifiable for a third party to paternalistically restrict an adult’s freedom to ensure their own, or society’s, best interests are protected. Wherever one stands on this debate it remains the case that, unlike…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Disability and Postsocialism

    By Teodor Mladenov

    In the decades following the collapse of state socialism at the end of 1980s, disabled people in Central and Eastern Europe endured economic marginalisation, cultural devaluation and political disempowerment. Some of the mechanisms producing these injustices were inherited from state socialism,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care

    Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society

    Edited by Ford H. Kuramoto, Francis K.O. Yuen

    This book provides a scholarly discussion of arguably the most important advance in U.S. public health services since Medicare 50 years ago - how the Federal program known as the Patient Care and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) or "Obamacare" became law. It addresses ACA in terms of its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Sexual Health

    Critical Psychological Perspectives

    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 – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Politics of Parking

    Rights, Identity, and Property

    By Sarah Marusek

    There is more to parking law than just parking penalties. Considering the ways in which law works in everyday life, and in familiar places of common experience where the presence of law is not obvious, this book explores the various notions of the right to park, which jurisprudentially is enacted…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Changing Disability Policy System

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 1

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Jerome Bickenbach, Delia Ferri, Ana Marta Guillén Rodriguez

    Being an ‘active citizen’ involves exercising social rights and duties, enjoying choice and autonomy, and participating in political decision-making processes which are of importance for one’s life. Amid the new challenges facing contemporary welfare states, debate over just how ‘active’ citizens…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communication

    Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom

    Edited by Michael S. Jeffress

    Research has long substantiated the fact that living with a disability creates significant and complex challenges to identity negotiation, the practice of communication, and the development of interpersonal relationships. Furthermore, individuals without disabilities often lack the knowledge and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • 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

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