Disability Products

  • Contested Illness in Context

    An Interdisciplinary Study in Disease Definition, 1st Edition

    By Harry Quinn Schone

    What makes a disease real? Why is it that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia are doubted when they say they are in pain, and cannot access the same benefits of patient-hood that others can? What defines the limits of our belief and, ultimately, compassion, when it comes to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne H. Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Phenomenology of the Broken Body

    1st Edition

    Edited by Espen Dahl, Cassandra Falke, Thor Eirik Eriksen

    Some fundamental aspects of the lived body only become evident when it breaks down through illness, weakness or pain. From a phenomenological point of view, various breakdowns are worth analyzing for their own sake, and discussing them also opens up overlooked dimensions of our bodily constitution.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communication

    Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Jeffress

    Research has long substantiated the fact that living with a disability creates significant and complex challenges to identity negotiation, the practice of communication, and the development of interpersonal relationships. Furthermore, individuals without disabilities often lack the knowledge and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness-related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen MacEachen

    The rising cost of illness and disability benefits are one of today’s biggest social and labour market challenges. The promise of activation-oriented work disability policies was labour market engagement for all people, regardless of illness, injury or impairment. However, the reality has been more…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tsitsi Chataika

    This comprehensive ground-breaking southern African-centred collection spans the breadth of disability research and practice. Reputable and emerging scholars, together with disability advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to prove, challenge and shift commonly held social…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Branding and Designing Disability

    Reconceptualising Disability Studies, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen Gilson

    Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Social Work Practice Across Disability

    2nd Edition

    By Juliet Rothman

    This book will help prepare the reader to work across disabilities by providing knowledge and training grounded within the ecological framework in four principal areas. The four principal areas reader will be trained in are: the societal environment and disability; disability and the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Disability, Normalcy, and the Everyday

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gareth M. Thomas, Dikaios Sakellariou

    Many critical analyses of disability address important ‘macro’ concerns, but are often far removed from an interactional and micro-level focus. Written by leading scholars in the field, and containing a range of theoretical and empirical contributions from around the world, this book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Disability and International Development

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By David Cobley

    Despite growing evidence of a close and complex relationship between disability and poverty, development policy, planning and programming has often failed to take full account of the concerns of disabled people. However, following the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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