Social Work and Disability Products

  • Disability, Avoidance and the Academy

    Challenging Resistance, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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 Responsive Museum

    Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    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

  • European Disability Pension Policies

    11 Country Trends 1970–2002, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Disability and Qualitative Inquiry

    Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability

    Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation, 1st Edition

    By Niklas Altermark

    What happens when a group traditionally defined as lacking the necessary capacities of citizenship is targeted by government programs that have made ‘citizenship inclusion’ their main goal? Combining theoretical perspectives of political philosophy, social theory, and disability studies, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Funding Inclusive Education

    The Economic Realities, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    A Roadmap for Families and Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Briana S. Nelson Goff, Nicole Piland Springer

    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides a unique contribution not currently available in the professional literature by addressing the experiences and perspectives of families living with or raising a child with a disability. Designed for family therapists, social workers, and other…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20
    Routledge

  • A Sociological Approach to Acquired Brain Injury and Identity

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Intellectual Disability and the Right to a Sexual Life

    A Continuation of the Autonomy/Paternalism Debate, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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