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  1. The Disability Research Anthology

    New Voices and International Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Shakespeare

    Grouped around four central themes - illness and impairment, disabling processes, care and control, and cultural representations – this exciting book presents new voices in disability research, demonstrating its breadth and depth and moving beyond traditional concerns in disability studies. New...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disability Rights and Wrongs Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Over the last forty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading disability academic and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that disability research needs a firmer conceptual and empirical footing....

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Arguing about Disability

    Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Kristjana Kristiansen, Simo Vehmas, Tom Shakespeare

    Disability is a thorny and muddled concept - especially in the field of disability studies - and social accounts contest with more traditional biologically based approaches in highly politicized debates. Sustained theoretical scrutiny has sometimes been lost amongst the controversy and...

    Published July 12th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Disability Rights and Wrongs

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Over the last thirty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading disability academic and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that the social model theory has reached a dead end. Drawing on a...

    Published August 30th 2006 by Routledge

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