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Towards Enabling Geographies : "Disabled" Bodies and Minds in Society and Space

Author: Vera Chouinard; Edward Hall; Robert Wilton, Dr.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
Series: Ashgate's geographies of health series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing together the leading scholars in geography, this book puts forward the 'second wave' of geographical studies concerned with disability and embodied differences. It shows how this area of study has broadened and challenged conventional boundaries of 'disability'.
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Towards enabling geographies.
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010
(DLC) 2009045519
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vera Chouinard; Edward Hall; Robert Wilton, Dr.
ISBN: 9781409403197 140940319X 1282525204 9781282525207 9781315550565 1315550563
OCLC Number: 647902065
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 270 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Towards Enabling Geographies; 2 Disability, Embodiment and the Meaning of the Home; 3 Women's Changing Experiences of the Home and Life Inside it after Becoming Chronically Ill; 4 Enabling Cultures of Dis/order Online; 5 'It's my umbilical cord to the worldthe Internet': D/deaf and Hard of Hearing People's Information and Communication Practic; 6 The Geographies of Interdependence in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities. 7 563 Miles: A Matter of Distance in Long-Distance Caring by Siblings of Siblings with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilit8 Young People with Socio-Emotional Differences: Theorising Disability and Destabilising Socio-Emotional Norms; 9 Evaluating Workfare: Disability, Policy and the Role of Geography; 10 Placing Little People: Dwarfism and the Geographies of Everyday Life; 11 The Disabling Affects of Fat: The Emotional and Material Geographies of Some W.
Series Title: Ashgate's geographies of health series.
Responsibility: edited by Vera Chouinard, Edward Hall, Robert Wilton.

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