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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 31 new and published books in the subject of Disability Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Pedagogy, Image Practices, and Contested Corporealities

    Edited by Sarah Brophy, Janice Hladki

    This volume focuses on popular film, television, and online representations of contested corporealities and contributes to visual culture studies, disability studies, critical pedagogy, and medical humanities. Emphasizing unruly embodiments that transgress and transform, the volume conceptualizes...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Disability Matters

    Pedagogy, media and affect

    Edited by Anna Hickey-Moody, Vicki Crowley

    From the critique of ‘the medical model’ of disability undertaken during the early and mid-1990s, a ‘social model’ emerged, particularly in the caring professions and those trying to shape policy and practice for people with disability. In education and schooling, it was a period of cementing...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies

    Rights, Spaces and Innovations

    Edited by Michele Moore

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people’s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Childhood and Disability

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Sarah Beazley, Val Williams

    Drawn from Disability & Society over the period 1997-2012, the twelve chapters in this book address a range of personal, cultural and institutional arenas in which challenges experienced by disabled children are played out. The book includes a mix of theoretical and applied material offering...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Teaching Children with High-Level Autism

    Evidence from Families

    By Pamela LePage, Susan Courey

    Teaching Children with High-Level Autism combines the perspectives of families and children with disabilities and frames these personal experiences in the context of evidence-based practice, providing pre- and in-service teachers and professionals with vital information on how they can help...

    Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Disability, Poverty and Education

    Edited by Nidhi Singal

    This book is a succinct and distinctive presentation of current research addressing educational issues in relation to children and young people with disabilities in Southern contexts. Even though people with disabilities are disproportionately over-represented in the majority world, there is a lack...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Drama, Disability and Education

    A critical exploration for students and practitioners

    By Andy Kempe

    What can society learn about disability through the way it is portrayed in TV, films and plays? This insightful and accessible text explores and analyses the way disability is portrayed in drama, and how that portrayal may be interpreted by young audiences. Investigating how disabilities have been...

    Published September 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes

    An essential component of good practice in physical education is ensuring inclusivity for all pupils, regardless of need, ability or background. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, Equity and Inclusion in Physical Education fully explores the theoretical and practical issues faced by...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Educating College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    By Dianne Zager, Carol S Alpern, Barbara McKeon, Janet D Mulvey, Sue Maxam

    Educating College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders is one of the first books to specifically address the accommodation of students with significant learning differences in postsecondary education. Developed with the support of Autism Speaks, and piloted at Pace University, each component of...

    Published August 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge International Companion to Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

    Edited by Ted Cole, Harry Daniels, John Visser

    Responding to disruptive or troubled pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) remains a highly topical issue. The challenges these children present relate to wider issues of continuing political concern: the perceived declining discipline in schools; school and social exclusion; the...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge