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Disabling barriers-- enabling environments

Author: John Swain
Publisher: London ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Open University : SAGE Publications, 1993.
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`A welcome explicitness about the social model of disability, the nature of the barriers we encounter, the importance of definitions of disability, and the fact that control by disabled people is  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Disabling barriers-- enabling environments.
London ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Open University : SAGE Publications, 1993
(OCoLC)623516373
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Swain
ISBN: 0803988249 9780803988248 0803988257 9780803988255
OCLC Number: 28678225
Description: xii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. Perspectives from the editors. 1.1. The commonality of disability / Vic Finkelstein. 1.2. Disability, impairment or something in between? / Sally French. 1.3. Towards a psychology of disability / Vic Finkelstein and Sally French. 1.4. Disability: a social challenge or an administrative responsibility? / Vic Finkelstein. 1.5. What's so great about independence? / Sally French. 1.6. Disability and dependency: a creation of industrial societies? / Mike Oliver. 1.7. Re-defining disability: a challenge to research / Mike Oliver --
Sect. 2. In our own Image. 2.1. 'Can you see the rainbow?' The roots of denial / Sally French. 2.2. Acquired hearing loss: acquired oppression / Maggie Woolley. 2.3. Gender and disability / Jenny Morris. 2.4. Double oppression: an appropriate starting-point? / Ossie Stuart. 2.5. Prejudice / Jenny Morris. 2.6. Disabled people and 'normality' / Paul Abberley. 2.7. The tragedy principle: strategies for change in the representation of disabled people / David Hevey. 2.8. Broken arts and cultural repair: the role of culture in the empowerment of disabled people / Elspeth Morrison and Vic Finkelstein --
Sect. 3. Controlling lifestyles. 3.1. Striving for independence / Liz Briggs. 3.2. Housing, independent living and physically disabled people / Jenny Morris. 3.3. Integration and deaf people: the policy and power of enabling environments / Mairian Corker. 3.4. Taught helplessness? Or a say for disabled students in schools / John Swain. 3.5. Conductive education: if it wasn't so sad it would be funny / Mike Oliver. Conductive education: a rejoinder / Virginia Beardshaw. 3.6. Participation and control in day centres for young disabled people aged 16 to 30 years / Colin Barnes. 3.7. From Startrac to Leisure Choice: the first slow steps towards change / Marisa Lawton. 3.8. The dual experience of ageing with a disability / Gerry Zarb --
Sect. 4. In charge of support and help. 4.1. The crafting of good clients / Ken Davis. 4.2. Experiences of disabled health and caring professionals / Sally French. 4.3. Medical responsibilities to disabled people / John Harrison. 4.4. A social model in a medical world: the development of the integrated living team as part of the strategy for younger physically disabled people in North Derbyshire / Louise Silbum. 4.5. Setting a record straight / Sally French. 4.6. Do disabled people need counselling? / Joy Lenny. 4.7. Access to new technology in the employment of disabled people / Alan Roulstone. 4.8. A four-way stretch? The politics of disability and caring / Gillian Parker --
Sect. 5. Creating a society fit for all. 5.1. 'Talking to top people': some issues relating to the citizenship of people with learning difficulties / Jan Walmsley. 5.2. Discrimination, disability and welfare: from needs to rights / Mike Oliver and Colin Barnes. 5.3. Developments in the disabled people's movement / Frances Hasler. 5.4. On the movement / Ken Davis.
Responsibility: edited by John Swain [and others].
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