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Overcoming disabling barriers : 18 years of disability and society

Author: Len Barton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Education heritage series.
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This book provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in disability studies over the last 18 years. It includes over 20 seminal articles from the journal Disability and Society, written by many of the leading authors in the field from the UK, the USA, Australia and Europe.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Len Barton
ISBN: 0415378753 9780415378758 9780203965030 0203965035
OCLC Number: 61463856
Description: ix, 371 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Social policy and disability : some theoretical issues / Mike Oliver --
The concept of oppression and the development of a social theroy of disability / Paul Abberley --
Women with disabilities : two handicaps plus / William John Hanna and Betsy Rogovsky --
Disabled people's self-organisation : a new social movement? / Tom Shakespeare --
Eugenics and disability discrimination / David Pfeiffer --
The social model of disability and the disappearing body : towards a sociology of impairment / Bill Hughes and Kevin Paterson --
Differences, conflations and foundations : the limits to 'accurate' theoretical representation of disabled people's experiences? / Mairian Corker --
Is there a disability culture? A syncretisation of three possible world views / Susan Peters --
Personal trouble or public issue? Towards a model of policy for people with physical and mental disabilities / Anne Borsay --
Disability and Afghan reconstruction : some policy issues / M. Miles --
Disabled people, service users, user involvement and representation / Peter Beresford and Jane Campbell --
Disabled people in a newly industrialising economy : opportunities and challenges in Malaysia / Denison Jayasooria, Bathmavathi Krishnan and Godfrey Ooi --
The disability rights movement in Japan : past, present and future / Reiko Hayashi and Masako Okuhira --
What disability civil rights cannot do : employment and political economy / Marta Russell --
Listening to disabled people : the problem of voice and authority in Robert B. Edgerton's The Cloak of Competence / David A. Gerber --
Changing the social relations of research production? / Mike Oliver --
Personal and political : a feminist perspective on researching physical disability? Jenny Morris --
Race and disability : just a double oppression? / O.W. Stuart --
Disability studies as ethnographic research and text : research strategies and roles for promoting social change? / John M. Davis --
Normalisation, emancipatory research and inclusive research in learning disability / Jan Walmsley --
What a difference a decade makes : reflections on doing 'emancipatory' disability research / Colin Barnes.
Series Title: Education heritage series.
Other Titles: Disability & society.
Responsibility: edited by Len Barton.
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