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Sexuality and relationships in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities : standing in my shoes

Author: Rohhss Chapman
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015.
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Wide-ranging, authoritative and grounded in the expertise of people with intellectual disabilities, this book offers an authentic account of the challenges those with intellectual disabilities face  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rohhss Chapman
ISBN: 9781849052504 1849052506
OCLC Number: 878224657
Description: 320 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Rohhss Chapman, Louise Townson, Sue Ledger and Daniel Docherty. Ch2: Stories from Around the Globe. Sue Ledger, Rohhss Chapman, Louise Townson. Ch3: Intimacy and Oppression: a Historical Perspective, Lee-Ann Monk, La Trobe University, Australia. Ch4: The Story of Ebba and Jonni: This is Our Story, Eyglo Ebba Hreinsdottir and Sigurjon Jonni Gretarsson with Guorun V.Stefansdottir. Ch5: I Would Have Broken the Law Several Times: Clare Inclusive Research Group, Ger Minogue, Martin Corry, Marie Deely, Patrick Kearney, Joe McGrath, Kathleen O'Leary and Pauline Skehan with Rob Hopkins and Kelley Johnson. Ch6: "Once in Six Weeks? That's Not a Relationship!", Our New Future Group with Toon Maillard. Ch7:The Paradox of Intimacy in Japan: Shifting Objects of Affection. Eiji Tsuda, University of Kobe, Japan and Takako Ueto. Ch8: The Maltese Odyssey, Claire Azzopardi-Lane with an introduction by Louise Townson. Ch9: 'Molly is Just Like Me': Peer Education and Life Stories in Sexuality Programs in Australia. Ch10: Emergent Themes from Part one, Sue Ledger, Rohhss Chapman and Louise Townson. Ch11: Law, Policy and Diversity: Exploring the Gap Between Rhetoric and Real Life, Sue Ledger, Rohhss Chapman and Louise Townson. Ch12: Promoting Sexualalities and Protecting from Abuse, Rachel Fyson with an introduction by Louise Townson. Ch13: Far more people were able to have sex lives: managing sex relationships and reproductive control. Jan Walmsley, Jan Walmsley Associates, UK and Nigel Ingham, Community Service Volunteers (CSV), UK. CH14: This is my Time, My Life, the Way I Am', Alice. Gay Women might need a Rainbow Fairy Group. Clare Miller, Adam Koronka, Lindy Shufflebotham with Sue Ledger. Ch16: Good as You Too(GAY2), Craig Blyth with Daniel Docherty. Ch17: 'I Have Been Blessed to Have a Very Good Support Worker': Experiences Related to Ethnicity and Diversity, Jakie Downer with Linnette Farquarson. CH18: The Final Frontier: Young People with Learning Difficulties and Sex Education, Ruth Garbutt with an introduction by Lyndon Strickland. Ch19: Women Like Soaps and Men Like Football': The Men's Room, Bill, Peter and Alan with Niall McNulty. Ch20: Intellectually Disabled People who Sell or are Sold for Sex in the UK: An Exploration, Craig Blyth and Rohhss Chapman. Ch21: Working in Partnership:The Editor's Stories, Rohhss Chapman, Louise Townson and Sue Ledger. Ch22: Emerging Themes from Part two, Rohhss Chapman, Sue Ledger and Louise Townson. Ch23: Re-Visiting the Research Questions and Future Recommendations, Rohhss Chapman, Sue Ledger and Louise Townson.
Responsibility: edited by Rohhss Chapman, Sue Ledger and Louise Townson, with Daniel Docherty.


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This important book brings together contributors from across the world to remind us of the desires of, and the restrictions placed upon, the sexual lives of people with the label of intellectual Read more...

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