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  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    A Roadmap for Families and Professionals

    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 – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe

    Voices from the Periphery

    By Christine Peta

    Disabled women represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world, hence they are largely silent while their sexuality is ignored, suppressed, forbidden and buried underneath the carpet. Until recently, most of the Global Northern published literature on the subject of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Beginning with Disability

    A Primer

    Edited by Lennard Davis

    While there are many introductions to disability and disability studies, most presume an advanced academic knowledge of a range of subjects. In Beginning with Disability, Lennard Davis has put together the first introductory reader for disability studies aimed at first- and second-year students in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Social Media

    Social, Cultural, and Political Implications

    Edited by Mike Kent, Katie Ellis, Jian Xu

    This book brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address critical perspectives on Chinese language social media, internationalizing the state of social media studies beyond the Anglophone paradigm. The collection focuses on the intersections between Chinese language social media…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • 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

    The Basics

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in contemporary society. The book explores key…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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

  • Disability and the Media

    Edited by Katie Ellis, Mike Kent

    Scholars have long recognized the media’s role in shaping and reflecting the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. In particular, they have understood that the media plays a vital part in the social and cultural construction of disability. Moreover, as new types of media proliferate, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • 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

  • Love's Labor

    Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency, 2nd Edition

    By Eva Feder Kittay

    Paperback – 2017-07-01
    Routledge

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