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  1. The Body

    Social and Cultural Dissections

    By Lisa Jean Moore, Monica J. Casper

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing...

    To Be Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Disability Research Today

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Shakespeare

    Grouped around four central themes - illness and impairment, disabling processes, care and control, and communication and representations – this exciting collection offers a fresh perspective on disability research, showing how theory and data can be brought together in new and exciting ways. New...

    To Be Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Developmental Disabilities

    A Handbook for Occupational Therapists

    By David A Ethridge, Jerry A Johnson

    This significant volume provides broad coverage of the spectrum of problems confronted by patients with developmental disabilities and the many kinds of occupational therapy services these individuals need. Experts identify exemplary institutional and community service programs for treating...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities

    By Janice McLaughlin, Emma Clavering, Edmund Coleman-Fountain

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Learning Disability

    Past, Present and Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the body in the context of sport. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and cultural significance of embodied approaches to the study of sport, explains how...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Intellectual Disability and Social Theory

    Philosophical Debates on Being Human

    By Chrissie Rogers

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    Intellectual disability is often overlooked within mainstream disability studies and theories developed about disability and physical impairment may not always be appropriate when thinking about intellectual (or learning) disability. This pioneering book discusses issue based everyday life, such...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

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