Disability Studies - Sociology Products

  • Whiteness and White Privilege in Psychotherapy

    Edited by Andrea L. Dottolo, Ellyn Kaschak

    This unprecedented, interdisciplinary collection focuses on gender, whiteness, and white privilege, and sheds light on this understudied subject matter in the context of clinical psychology, in both theories and applications. Psychologists, especially therapists, are often trained to look for…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge

  • An Intellectual History of Blindness

    The Enlightenment to the Present

    By Frank Wyman

    This volume studies two related problematics. First, Enlightenment ideas about human difference in general and blindness in particular were often at war with one another. Second, conflicts concerning Enlightenment thought continued in the lives and writings of many important blind thinkers, from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Sport and the Female Disabled Body

    By Elisabet Apelmo

    This path-breaking book analyses young sporting women with physical disabilities and studies and explores their lived experience of a body which, on the one hand, is viewed as deviant - the disabled body - and on the other hand is viewed as accomplished - the sporting body. Elisabet Apelmo shows…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    History, policy and everyday life

    Edited by Michael Rasell, Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova

    There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Intellectual Disability and Being Human

    A Care Ethics Model

    By Chrissie Rogers

    Intellectual disability is often overlooked within mainstream disability studies, and theories developed about disability and physical impairment may not always be appropriate when thinking about intellectual (or learning) disability. This pioneering book, in considering intellectually disabled…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Theology and the Experience of Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Voices Down Under

    By Andrew Picard, Myk Habets

    The Christian gospel compels humanity to embrace deeper ways of being human together that will overcome false divisions and exclusions in search of flourishing and graced communities. Presenting both short narratives emerging out of theological reflection on experience and analytical essays arising…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Life After Encephalitis

    A Narrative Approach

    By Ava Easton

    Encephalitis is a devastating condition whose impact upon people should not be underestimated. It robs people of abilities most of us take for granted, it leaves people without their loved ones, and even in those families where the person affected survives the person they once knew can be…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities

    By Janice McLaughlin, Edmund Coleman-Fountain, Emma Clavering

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • The Politics of Age and Disability in Contemporary Spanish Film

    Plus Ultra Pluralism

    By Matthew J. Marr

    The Politics of Age and Disability in Contemporary Spanish Film examines the onscreen construction of adolescent, elderly, and disabled subjects in Spanish cinema from 1992 to the present. Applying a dual lens of film analysis and theory drawn from the allied fields of youth, age, and disability…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Sport, Coaching and Intellectual Disability

    Edited by David Hassan, Sandra Dowling, Roy McConkey

    There are more opportunities than ever before for young people with disabilities to participate in sport and adapted physical education. For example, there are more than 3.7 million athletes worldwide aligned to the Special Olympics organisation, with national associations active in more than 200…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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