Social Work and Disability Products

  • Young Disabled People

    Aspirations, Choices and Constraints, 1st Edition

    By Sonali Shah

    Recent policies and government initiatives in many Western countries have strengthened the expectation that young disabled people have the right to be involved in decisions affecting their futures. Many of the choices that are currently taken out of young disabled people‚Äôs hands, including those…

    Hardback – 2008-12-28

  • Theology without Words

    Theology in the Deaf Community, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Morris

    This book is a study of a Christian theology without words, focussing on theology in the Deaf Community. Deaf people's first and preferred method of communication is not English or any other spoken language, but British Sign Language - a language that cannot be written down. Deaf people of faith…

    Paperback – 2008-07-28
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Design for Inclusivity

    A Practical Guide to Accessible, Innovative and User-Centred Design, 1st Edition

    By Roger Coleman, John Clarkson, Julia Cassim

    Inclusive design not only ensures that products, services, interfaces and environments are easier to use for those with special needs or limitations, but in doing so also makes them better for everyone. Design for Inclusivity, written by a team that has pioneered inclusive design practice…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Working with Vulnerable Adults

    1st Edition

    By Bridget Penhale, Jonathan Parker

    This text provides an understanding of current professional practice in social and health care, examining abuse of vulnerable adults and the ways in which social policy, welfare services and practitioners may compound or alleviate vulnerability. Working with Vulnerable Adults develops a sound…

    Paperback – 2007-11-22
    The Social Work Skills Series

  • Psychological Management of Physical Disabilities

    A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Kennedy

    The successful integration of psychological factors into the management of physical disabilities is critical to successful health-care delivery. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the best practice and approaches in this field. Paul Kennedy brings together contributions from…

    Paperback – 2007-01-11

  • Disability Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Blanck

    There is great diversity of definitions, causes and consequences of discrimination against persons with disabilities, yet there are fundamental themes uniting countries in their pursuit of human rights policies to improve the social and economic status of those with disabilities. In this volume…

    Hardback – 2005-09-12
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Transforming Disability Welfare Policies

    Towards Work and Equal Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Prinz

    Edited by Bernd Marin

    Bringing together contributions from institutions such as the OECD, the WHO, the World Bank and the European Disability Forum, as well as policy makers and researchers, this volume focuses on disability and work. The contributors address a wide range of issues including what it means to be disabled…

    Paperback – 2004-04-28
    Public Policy and Social Welfare

  • Disabled People and Economic Needs in the Developing World

    A Political Perspective from Jordan, 1st Edition

    By Majid Turmusani

    This book explores the economic situation of disabled people in developing countries focusing on rehabilitation and uses particpatory framework to community development. Although dealing specifically with a case study from Jordan, this needs assessment study provides comparisons with other…

    Hardback – 2003-04-28

  • The Handbook of Autism

    A Guide for Parents and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Maureen Aarons, Tessa Gittens

    This updated edition of the Handbook of Autism explores and expands on the practical and jargon free information of the best-selling first edition. The authors dispel many of the myths surrounding this puzzling and complex disorder. They provide practical information that makes sense,…

    Paperback – 1999-05-13

  • Older People in Modern Society

    4th Edition

    By Anthea Tinker

    Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises and discusses a wide range of literature about older people, drawing from fields…

    Paperback – 1997-04-22
    Longman Social Policy In Britain Series

  • Changing Families

    1st Edition

    By Crescy Cannan

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1992-09-01

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