Disability Products

  • Normality and Disability

    Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Body Language

    Narrating illness and disability, 1st Edition

    Edited by G. Couser

    As much as we may like to evade them, illness and disability inescapably attend human embodiment – we are all vulnerable subjects. So it might seem natural and inevitable that the most universal, most democratic, form of literature – autobiography – should address these common features of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Health, Disability and the Capability Approach

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Mitra, Jennifer Prah Ruger

    This book focuses on two areas of substantial and growing importance to the human development and capability approach: health and disability. The research on disability, health and the capability approach has been diverse in the topics it covers, and the conceptual frameworks and methodologies it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Disability and Postsocialism

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Child Pain, Migraine, and Invisible Disability

    1st Edition

    By Susan Honeyman

    In the twenty-first century there is increasing global recognition of pain relief as a basic human right. However, as Susan Honeyman argues in this new take on child pain and invisible disability, such a belief has historically been driven by adult, ideological needs, whereas the needs of children…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Disability Identity and Marriage in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Yang

    Based on data collected through in-depth fieldwork observation and interviews in Bai Township, this book examines how women with disabilities in rural Southwest China compensate for their disability identity through marriage. As the first book to theorize the married life of rural-based women with…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

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