Disability Products

  • Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism

    1st Edition

    By Brian Watermeyer

    In recent years, disability studies has been driven by a model of disability which focuses on the social and economic oppression of disabled people. Although an important counterbalance to a pathologising medical model, the social model risks presenting an impoverished and disembodied view of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27

  • Disability and Social Work Education

    Practice and Policy Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis K.O. Yuen, Carol B. Cohen, Kristine Tower

    Bridging the chasm between the disabled and a just and fair society takes skill, dedication, and a deep understanding of the issues. Disability and Social Work Education: Practice and Policy Issues presents leading social work experts providing insightful, effective strategies to address the…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10

  • Surviving Dictatorship

    A Work of Visual Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Adams

    Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile. It focuses on…

    Paperback – 2012-03-07
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Meinert, Francis Yuen

    Although the field of disability services and societal understanding of disability issues have advanced in recent decades there remain controversial subjects and unresolved disputes. These cover a wide spectrum from legislation impacting the entire disability community such as the ADA, to culture…

    Hardback – 2011-11-04

  • Defeating Autism

    A Damaging Delusion, 1st Edition

    By Michael Fitzpatrick

    Autism: disease, disorder or difference? What causes autism – genes or environment? Can biomedical treatments cure autism, and are they safe? An increased public awareness of autism has resulted in a rising trend of diagnoses, creating the impression of an ‘epidemic’. Many parents of children…

    Paperback – 2008-10-20

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Berger

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-12
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Queer Crips

    Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories, 1st Edition

    By Bob Guter, John R Killacky

    Get an inside perspective on life as a disabled gay man! Queer Crips: Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories reverberates with the sound of “cripgay” voices rising to be heard above the din of indifference and bias, oppression and ignorance. This unique collection of compelling…

    Paperback – 2003-11-14

  • Disability and the Black Community

    1st Edition

    By Sheila D Miller

    Increase your awareness of the concerns facing the black disabled community! Disability and the Black Community addresses physical, mental, and learning disabilities experienced across age, gender, and ethics groups by the black race in the United States. This unique book works to increase…

    Paperback – 2003-06-23

  • The Theological Voice of Wolf Wolfensberger

    1st Edition

    By William C Gaventa, David Coulter

    Do people with mental retardation have a special prophetic role?In the field of developmental disabilities, Wolf Wolfensberger is famous for his seminal book Normalization. But Wolfensberger is also a theologian, and the two strands of his thought are inextricable. The Theological Voice of Wolf…

    Paperback – 2001-04-24

  • Social Work Practice in Home Health Care

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Ann Goode-Chresos

    Through Social Work Practice in Home Health Care, social workers will discover a unique “how-to” approach to social work practice in home health care agencies. You will find a historical perspective on home health care and clinical interventions to help you improve home health care for…

    Paperback – 1999-12-08

  • Disability and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Clinical, Legal, and Patient Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Klimas, Roberto Patarca-Montero

    Because of the individual and varying symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, medical guidelines encompassing the needs of every patient simply do not exist. Through proven research and recommendations for future treatment, Disability and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Clinical, Legal, and Patient…

    Paperback – 1998-02-05

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