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Handbook of disability studies / edited by Gary L. Albrecht, Katherine D. Seelman, and Michael Bury.

Albrecht, Gary L. (Added Author). Seelman, Katherine D. (Added Author). Bury, Michael, 1945- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0761916520
  • ISBN: 9780761916529
  • ISBN: 076192874X
  • ISBN: 9780761928744
  • Physical Description: x, 852 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2001.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : The formation of disability studies / Gary L Albrecht, Katherine D Seelman, and Michael Bury -- Part One : The shaping of disabilities studies as a field. An institutional history of disability / David L Braddock and Susan Parish ; Counting disability / Glenn T. Fujiura and Violet Rutkowski/Kmitta ; Disability definitions, models, classification schemes and applications / Barbara Altman ; Theorizing disability / Gareth Williams -- Methodological paradigms that shape disability research / Scott Campbell Brown ; Disability / Patrick Fougeyrollas and Line Beauregard ; An interactive person/environment social creation : representation and its discontents / David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder ; The uneasy home of disability in literature and film : philosophical issues in the definition and social response to disability / David Wasserman ; Disability and the sociology of the body / Bryan S. Turner ; Intellectual disabilities/Quo vadis? / Trevor R. Parmenter -- Disability, bioethics and human rights / Adrienne Asch -- Disability studies and electronic networking / Ellen Liberti Blasiotti, John D. Westbrook, and Iwao Kobayashi -- Part two: Experiencing disability. Divided understandings / Carol Gill ; The social experience of disability : mapping the family / Philip M. Ferguson -- Disability studies and the exploration of parental response to disability : disability and community / Michael P. Kelly -- A sociological approach : welfare states and disabled people / Robert F. Drake -- Advocacy and political action / Sharon Barnartt, Kay Schrinerm and Richard Scotch ; Health care professionals and their attitudes towards, and decisions affecting disabled people / Ian Basnett ; The role of social networks in the lives of persons with disabilities / Bernice A. Pescosolido ; Inclusion/exclusion : an analysis of historical and cultural meanings / Jean-François Ravaud and Henri-Jacques Stiker -- Part three: Disability in context . Disability culture / Colin Barnes and Geoff Mercer ; Assimilation or inclusion? : identity politics, disability and culture / Lennard J. Davis ; Making the difference / Tom Shakespeare and Nick Watson ; Disability, politics, and recognition : disability human rights, law and policy / Jerome E. Bickenbach ; The political Economy of the disability marketplace / Gary L. Albrecht and Michael Bury ; Disability and health policy / Gerben DeJong and Ian Basnett ; The role of markets in the delivery of health services : disability benefit programs / Bonnie O'Day and Monroe Berkowitz ; Can we improve the return to work record? : a disability studies perspective on employment issues and policies for disabled people / Kay Schriner ; An international view : science and technology policy / Katherine D. Seelman ; Is disability a missing factor? : disability, education and inclusion / Len Barton and Felicity Armstrong ; Cross/cultural issues and dilemmas : support systems / Simi Litvak and Alexandra Enders ; The interface between individuals and environments : the relationship between disabled people and health and welfare professionals / Sally French and John Swain -- Public health trends in disability / Don Lollar ; Past, present, and future : disability in the developing world / Benedicte Ingstad.
Summary, etc.:
This path-breaking handbook signals the emergence of a vital new area of scholarship, social policy and activism. It aims to be a thought-provoking, interdisciplinary, international examination of this field.
Subject: Disability studies > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sociology of disability > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
People with disabilities.
Disability studies.
People with disabilities.
Sociology of disability.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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