Social Work and Disability Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27

  • Disability Rights and Wrongs Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Over the last forty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading disability academic and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that disability research needs a firmer conceptual and empirical footing.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-04

  • Disability and Equality Law

    1st Edition

    By Michael Ashley Stein

    Edited by Elizabeth F. Emens

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays addresses the theoretical, practical and legal dimensions of equality for persons with disabilities. The issues covered include the central problem of defining disability and impairment; the dilemma of same versus different treatment; the balance between…

    Hardback – 2013-05-31
    The Library of Essays on Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

  • Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Meinert, Francis Yuen

    Although the field of disability services and societal understanding of disability issues have advanced in recent decades there remain controversial subjects and unresolved disputes. These cover a wide spectrum from legislation impacting the entire disability community such as the ADA, to culture…

    Hardback – 2011-11-04

  • A Short Guide to Equality Risk

    1st Edition

    By Tony Morden

    A Short Guide to Equality Risk analyses the concepts, theories, and issues associated with the implementation in organisations and the service environment of an Equality, Diversity, and Discrimination (EDD) Agenda. Whether from a business, political, social, legal or medical view, the risks of…

    Paperback – 2011-05-04
    Short Guides to Business Risk

  • Arguing about Disability

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristjana Kristiansen, Simo Vehmas, Tom Shakespeare

    Disability is a thorny and muddled concept - especially in the field of disability studies - and social accounts contest with more traditional biologically based approaches in highly politicized debates. Sustained theoretical scrutiny has sometimes been lost amongst the controversy and…

    Paperback – 2010-07-13

  • Disability Hate Crimes

    Does Anyone Really Hate Disabled People?, 1st Edition

    By Mark Sherry

    Disability hate crimes are a global problem. They are often violent and hyper-aggressive, with life-changing effects on victims, and they send consistent messages of intolerance and bigotry. This ground-breaking book shows that disability hate crimes do exist, that they have unique characteristics…

    Hardback – 2010-06-28

  • Issues in Human Rights Protection of Intellectually Disabled Persons

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    This book develops a legal argument as to how persons with intellectual disability can flourish in a liberal setting through the exercise of human rights, even though they are perceived as non-autonomous. Using Ronald Dworkin's theory of liberal equality, it argues that ethical individualism can be…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28

  • Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professions

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Struan Jacobs

    Edited by Heather D'Cruz

    Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professions explores the nature and role of knowledge in the practical work of the caring professions. It focuses on knowledge of the practical over the theoretical, looking at the application of theory and the implementation of skill, judgment and discretion.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18

  • Military Legacies

    A World Made By War, 1st Edition

    By James A. Tyner

    Landmines, cluster-bombs, chemical pollutants, and other remnants of war continue to cause death to humans and damage to the environment long after the guns have fallen silent. From the jungles of Vietnam to the arctic tundra of Russia, no region has escaped the legacy of warfare. To understand the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Global Realities

  • Understanding and Promoting Access for People with Learning Difficulties

    Seeing the Opportunities and Challenges of Risk, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Seale, Melanie Nind

    The issue of access is at the forefront of the practical challenges facing people with learning difficulties and people working with or supporting them. This engaging text brings together evidence, narratives and discussions that question and advance our understanding of the concept of access for…

    Paperback – 2009-07-09

  • Violence Against Women

    Vulnerable Populations, 1st Edition

    By Douglas A. Brownridge

    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping…

    Paperback – 2009-01-15
    Sociology Re-Wired

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