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  • Sport and the Female Disabled Body

    By Elisabet Apelmo

    This path-breaking book analyses the experiences of young sporting women with physical impairments. Taking phenomenology as a point of departure, Elisabet Apelmo explores how the young women handle living with a body which, on the one hand, is viewed as deviant – the disabled body – and on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Disability Rights Advocacy Online

    Voice, Empowerment and Global Connectivity

    By Filippo Trevisan

    Disability rights advocates in the United Kingdom and the United States recently embraced new media technologies in unexpected and innovative ways. This book sheds light on this process of renewal and asks whether the digitalization of disability rights advocacy can help re-configure political…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    Edited by Bent Greve

    ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Disability Studies Reader

    5th Edition

    Edited by Lennard J. Davis

    The Disability Studies Reader breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability. Including physical disabilities, but exploring issues around pain, mental disability, and invisible disabilities. The fifth edition offers a broader picture…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Education through Critical Psychology

    Cooperative schools, social justice and voice

    By Gail Davidge

    Since the very first ‘co-operative’ school opened its doors in 2008, the complicated relations between ‘co-operative’ approaches to schooling and democratic subjectivity remain unexplored. This ground breaking book considers the role of ‘voice’ in co-operative schooling and its place in radical…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • All My Relations: Understanding the Experiences of Native Americans with Disabilities

    Edited by Hilary N. Weaver, Francis K. Yuen

    Native Americans suffer disproportionately from many social and health disparities. High rates of poverty, exposure to environmental toxins, and various forms of violence all increase the risk of health problems, including disabilities, yet there is very little published scholarship concerning…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Disability Politics in a Global Economy

    Essays in Honour of Marta Russell

    Edited by Ravi Malhotra

    While the visibility of disability studies has increased in recent years, few have thoroughly examined the marginalization of people with disabilities through the lens of political economy. This was the great contribution of Marta Russell (1951-2013), an activist and prominent scholar in the United…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Valuing Disabled Children and Young People

    Research, policy, and practice

    Edited by Berni Kelly, Bronagh Byrne

    Focusing on contemporary childhood disability issues, and relevant to the lived experiences of disabled children and young people and their families, this book addresses themes such as transition, identity, education, inclusion, and service provision. It also includes insightful contributions on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge

  • The Fantasy of Disability

    Images of Loss in Popular Culture

    By Jeffrey Preston

    What are the unconscious fantasies circulating in representations of disability? What role do these fantasies play in defining the condition of disability? What can these fantasies teach us about human vulnerability writ large? The Fantasy of Disability explores how popular culture texts, such as…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability

    Perspectives from historical, cultural, and educational studies

    Edited by David Bolt

    Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

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