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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Social Work and Disability — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities

    Edited by George H.S. Singer, David E. Biegel, Patricia Conway

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusion

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Hannah Morgan, Alan Roulstone

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks to expand the current geographical frame operating within the realm of disability....

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Dis/ability Studies

    Theorising disablism and ableism

    By Dan Goodley

    In this ground-breaking new work, Dan Goodley makes the case for a novel, distinct, intellectual, and political project – dis/ability studies – an orientation that might encourage us to think again about the phenomena of disability and ability. Drawing on a range of interdisciplinary areas,...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism

    By Brian Watermeyer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    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...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    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...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Disability in Japan

    By Carolyn S. Stevens

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Disability and chronic illness represents a special kind of cultural diversity, the "other" to "normal" able-bodiedness. Most studies of disability consider disability in North American or European contexts; and studies of diversity in Japan consider ethnic and cultural diversity, but not the...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    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...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Military Legacies

    A World Made By War

    By James A. Tyner

    Series: Global Realities

    Landmines, cluster-bombs, chemical pollutants, and other remnants of war continue to cause death to humans and damage to the environment long after the guns have fallen silent. From the jungles of Vietnam to the arctic tundra of Russia, no region has escaped the legacy of warfare. To understand the...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge