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Handbook of disability studies

Author: Gary L Albrecht; Katherine D Seelman; Michael Bury
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2001.
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This path-breaking handbook signals the emergence of a vital new area of scholarship, social policy and activism. It aims to be a thought-provoking, interdisciplinary, international examination of this field.
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Handbook of disability studies.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2001
(OCoLC)676858524
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary L Albrecht; Katherine D Seelman; Michael Bury
ISBN: 0761916520 9780761916529 076192874X 9780761928744
OCLC Number: 45363220
Description: x, 852 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction : The Formation of Disability Studies / Gary L Albrecht, Katherine D Seelman, and Michael Bury --
Part One : The Shaping of Disabilities Studies As A Field --
An Institutional History of Disability / David L Braddock and Susan Parish --
Counting Disability / Glenn T. Fujiura and Violet Rutkowski/Kmitta --
Disability Definitions, Models, Classification Schemes and Applications / Barbara Altman --
Theorizing Disability / Gareth Williams --
Methodological Paradigms That Shape Disability Research / Scott Campbell Brown --
Disability / Patrick Fougeyrollas and Line Beauregard --
An Interactive Person/Environment Social Creation : Representation and Its Discontents / David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder --
The Uneasy Home of Disability in Literature and Film : Philosophical Issues in the Definition and Social Response to Disability / David Wasserman --
Disability and the Sociology of the Body / Bryan S. Turner --
Intellectual Disabilities/ Quo Vadis? / Trevor R. Parmenter --
Disability, Bioethics and Human Rights / Adrienne Asch --
Disability Studies and Electronic Networking / Ellen Liberti Blasiotti, John D. Westbrook, and Iwao Kobayashi --
Part Two: Experiencing Disability --
Divided Understandings / Carol Gill --
The Social Experience of Disability : Mapping the Family / Philip M. Ferguson --
Disability Studies and the Exploration of Parental Response to Disability : Disability and Community / Michael P. Kelly --
A Sociological Approach : Welfare States and Disabled People / Robert F. Drake --
Advocacy and Political Action / Sharon Barnartt, Kay Schrinerm and Richard Scotch --
Health Care Professionals and Their Attitudes Towards, and Decisions Affecting Disabled People / Ian Basnett --
The Role of Social Networks in the Lives of Persons with Disabilities / Bernice A. Pescosolido --
Inclusion/Exclusion : An Analysis of Historical and Cultural Meanings / Jean-François Ravaud and Henri-Jacques Stiker --
Part Three: Disability In Context --
Disability Culture / Colin Barnes and Geoff Mercer --
Assimilation or Inclusion? : Identity Politics, Disability and Culture / Lennard J. Davis --
Making the Difference / Tom Shakespeare and Nick Watson --
Disability, Politics, and Recognition : Disability Human Rights, Law and Policy / Jerome E. Bickenbach --
The Political Economy of the Disability Marketplace / Gary L. Albrecht and Michael Bury --
Disability and Health Policy / Gerben DeJong and Ian Basnett --
The Role of Markets in the Delivery of Health Services : Disability Benefit Programs / Bonnie O'Day and Monroe Berkowitz --
Can We Improve the Return to Work Record? : A Disability Studies Perspective on Employment Issues and Policies for Disabled People / Kay Schriner --
An International View : Science and Technology Policy / Katherine D. Seelman --
Is Disability a Missing Factor? : Disability, Education and Inclusion / Len Barton and Felicity Armstrong --
Cross/Cultural Issues and Dilemmas : Support Systems / Simi Litvak and Alexandra Enders --
The Interface Between Individuals and Environments : The Relationship between Disabled People and Health and Welfare Professionals / Sally French and John Swain --
Public Health Trends in Disability / Don Lollar --
Past, Present, and Future : Disability in the Developing World / Benedicte Ingstad.
Responsibility: edited by Gary L. Albrecht, Katherine D. Seelman, and Michael Bury.
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Introduction: The Formation of Disability Studies / Gary L. Albrecht, Katherine D. Seelman, and Michael Bury -- Part I. The Shaping of Disability Studies as a Field -- 1. An Institutional History of Disability / David L. Braddock and Susan Parish -- 2. Counting Disability / Glenn T. Fujiura and Violet Rutkowski-Kmitta -- 3. Disability Definitions, Models, Classification Schemes and Applications / Barbara Altman -- 4. Theorizing Disability / Gareth Williams -- 5. Methodological Paradigms That Shape Disability Research / Scott Campbell Brown -- 6. Disability: An Interactive Person-Environment Social Creation / Patrick Fougeyrollas and Line Beauregard -- 7. Representation and Its Discontents: The Uneasy Home of Disability in Literature and Film / David T. Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder -- 8. Philosophical Issues in the Definition and Social Response to Disability / David Wasserman -- 9. Disability and the Sociology of the Body / Bryan S. Turner -- 10. Intellectual Disabilities- Quo Vadis? / Trevor R. Parmenter -- 11. Disability, Bioethics and Human Rights / Adrienne Asch -- 12. Disability Studies and Electronic Networking / Ellen Liberti Blasiotti, John D. Westbrook, and Iwao Kobayashi -- Part II. Experiencing Disability -- 13. Divided Understandings: The Social Experience of Disability / Carol Gill -- 14. Mapping the Family: Disability Studies and the Exploration of Parental Response to Disability / Philip M. Ferguson -- 15. Disability and Community: A. Sociological Approach / Michael P. Kelly -- 16. Welfare States and Disabled People / Robert F. Drake -- 17. Advocacy and Political Action / Sharon Barnartt, Kay Schrinerm and Richard Scotch -- 18. Health Care Professionals and Their Attitudes Towards, and Decisions Affecting Disabled People / Ian Basnett -- 19. The Role of Social Networks in the Lives of Persons with Disabilities / Bernice A. Pescosolido -- 20. Inclusion/Exclusion: An Analysis of Historical and Cultural Meanings / Jean-François Ravaud and Henri-Jacques Stiker -- Part III. Disability in Context -- 21. Disability Culture: Assimilation or Inclusion? / Colin Barnes and Geoff Mercer -- 22. Identity Politics, Disability and Culture / Lennard J. Davis -- 23. Making the Difference: Disability, Politics, and Recognition / Tom Shakespeare and Nick Watson -- 24. Disability Human Rights, Law and Policy / Jerome E. Bickenbach -- 25. The Political Economy of the Disability Marketplace / Gary L. Albrecht and Michael Bury -- 26. Disability and Health Policy: The Role of Markets in the Delivery of Health Services / Gerben DeJong and Ian Basnett -- 27. Disability Benefit Programs: Can We Improve the Return to Work Record? / Bonnie O'Day and Monroe Berkowitz -- 28. A. Disability Studies Perspective on Employment Issues and Policies for Disabled People: An International View / Kay Schriner -- 29. Science and Technology Policy: Is Disability a Missing Factor? / Katherine D. Seelman -- 30. Disability, Education and Inclusion: Cross-Cultural Issues and Dilemmas / Len Barton and Felicity Armstrong -- 31. Support Systems: The Interface Between Individuals and Environments / Simi Litvak and Alexandra Enders -- 32. The Relationship between Disabled People and Health and Welfare Professionals / Sally French and John Swain -- 33. Public Health Trends in Disability: Past, Present, and Future / Don Lollar -- 34. Disability in the Developing World / Benedicte Ingstad.

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