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  • Normality and Disability

    Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Linda Steele, Jessica Robyn Cadwallader

    Hotly contested, normality remains a powerful, complex category in contemporary law and culture. What is little realized are the ways in which disability underpins and shapes the operation of norms and the power dynamics of normalization. This pioneering collection explores the place of law in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities

    A Guide for Professionals

    By Andrew Triska

    Sexuality and Intellectual Disabilities: A Professional Primer provides much-needed guidance on sexuality in clients with intellectual disabilities to a professional audience of social workers, psychotherapists, special educators, and healthcare staff. Accessible enough for students and trainees,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Service User Involvement in Social Work Education

    Edited by Hugh McLaughlin, Joe Duffy, Brendan McKeever, June Sadd

    In 2006, Social Work Education produced the first special edition (vol. 25, no. 4) on service user and carer involvement in social work education, with all of the articles coming from the UK. In 2015, a mixed group of service users and social work academics wondered how, and if, the field had moved…

    Hardback – 2017-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    The last three decades a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties, the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Prosthesis in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

    Edited by Chloe Porter, Katie L. Walter, Margaret Healy

    ‘Prosthesis’ denotes a rhetorical ‘addition’ to a pre-existing ‘beginning’, a ‘replacement’ for that which is ‘defective or absent’, a technological mode of ‘correction’ that reveals a history of corporeal and psychic discontent; and recent scholarship has given weight to these multiple meanings of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Art History

    Edited by Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Youth and Disability

    A Challenge to Mr Reasonable

    By Jenny Slater

    In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of ’the reasonable’ to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability have separately been…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Citizenship Inclusion and Intellectual Disability

    Biopolitics Post-Institutionalisation

    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 – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

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

    Locked Away

    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 – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • The Routledge History of Disability

    Edited by Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen

    The Routledge History of Disability explores the shifting attitudes towards and representations of disabled people from the age of antiquity to the twenty-first century. Taking an international view of the subject, this wide-ranging collection shows that the history of disability cuts across racial…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Rethinking Disability in India

    By Anita Ghai

    Moving away from clinical, medical or therapeutic perspectives on disability, this book explores disability in India as a social, cultural and political phenomenon, arguing that this ‘difference’ should be accepted as a part of social diversity. It further interrogates the multiple issues of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge India

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