Understanding Disability

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  • Author : Paul T. Jaeger
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Pages : 198 pages
  • ISBN : 9780275982263
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Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Cynthia Ann Bowman
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 02 February 2023
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Although 54 million Americans have a disability, few discussions of the issue address its various compenents in a holistic manner. The authors, both of whom have experienced disability, tackle complex issues facing the disabled, including access, diversity, and civil rights, in a human-centered manner.

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Peggy Quinn
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 02 February 1998
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Over the past 30 years, attitudes toward people with disabilities have changed dramatically, moving from deinstitutionalization in the 1960s to the Disability Rights Movement of the 1970s and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The results of this shift have been to move more and more people with disabilities into mainstream activities in their communities. Social workers and other health and mental health professionals are now encountering people with a wide range of disabilities at various stages of their lives. It

Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability
  • Author : Michael Oliver
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 13 November 1995
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Understanding Disability develops some of the main themes and issues surrounding disability that have arisen in the last twenty years, offering both a personal journey of exploration and understanding and an attempt to take further our theoretical understanding of disability.

Understanding Disability Policy

Understanding Disability Policy
  • Author : Alan Roulstone,Simon Prideaux
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release : 02 February 2023
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We live at a paradoxical time for many disabled people: some achieve new freedoms while others face cuts in services and attempts to restrict who counts as disabled. Locating disability policy within broader social policy contexts, Alan Roulstone and Simon Prideaux critically explore the roles of social support, poverty, socio-economic status, community safety, spatial change, and other issues in shaping disabled people's opportunities. They also consider implications for future policy developments, including the impact of changing government and academic understandings

Understanding Disability Policies

Understanding Disability Policies
  • Author : Robert F. Drake
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 08 February 1999
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This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the development and consequences of disability policies, contrasting policies grounded in medical definitions of disability with a 'social model' of disability supported by disability rights campaigners in their pursuit of anti-discrimination legislation. British policies are set in comparative context, and the impacts of policy on disabled people according to their class, gender, age and ethnicity are explored.

Understanding Disability Throughout History

Understanding Disability Throughout History
  • Author : Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir,James G. Rice
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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Understanding Disability Throughout History explores seldom-heard voices from the past by studying the hidden lives of disabled people before the concept of disability existed culturally, socially and administratively. The book focuses on Iceland from the Age of Settlement, traditionally considered to have taken place from 874 to 930, until the 1936 Law on Social Security (Lög um almannatryggingar), which is the first time that disabled people were referenced in Iceland as a legal or administrative category. Data sources analysed in the project

Understanding Disability Law

Understanding Disability Law
  • Author : Mark C. Weber
  • Publisher : LexisNexis
  • Release : 10 February 2012
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Understanding Disability Law discusses important statutory and constitutional issues relating to disability discrimination. It is designed to help students in Disability Law courses synthesize and apply the materials they are learning. It is also designed to function as a compact treatise for practicing lawyers and others looking for an analysis of the Fourteenth Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Fair Housing Act Amendments, and other laws, as they

Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies
  • Author : Bruce Henderson,Noam Ostrander
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2013
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This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance art, photography, silent film, dance, personal narrative and theatre, using such diverse perspectives and methods as queer theory, gender, feminist, and masculinity studies, dance studies, as well as providing first publication of creative writings by award-winning

Understanding Disability Discrimination Law through Geography

Understanding Disability Discrimination Law through Geography
  • Author : Fayyaz Vellani
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 February 2016
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Examining the UK Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in comparison to its counterparts in the USA and Australia, this book focuses on how it is being interpreted and acted upon in the context of higher education, a key area of national attention in the UK. It also evaluates this law in the context of the larger project of civil rights legislation and demonstrates that geography can be used to explain law and legal arguments by highlighting their subjectivity and by emphasizing

Challenging Ableism Understanding Disability Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning Spaces

Challenging Ableism  Understanding Disability  Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning Spaces
  • Author : Tonette S. Rocco
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 21 December 2011
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Disability can affect adults across the life span—and it is the one minority group every person could join. This sourcebook aims to broaden the view of disability from a medical or economic concern to a social justice concern. It examines practical, theoretical, and research aspects of disability—including those who question disability classifications—and situates it as a political and social justice concern, technical and pragmatic concern, and personal experience. The authors present the perspectives of individuals with disabilities,

Understanding and Responding to the Experience of Disability

Understanding and Responding to the Experience of Disability
  • Author : Jill Porter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 August 2014
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Understanding and Responding to the Experience of Disability informs readers about current understandings of disability and ways of recognizing the needs that arise from the lived experience of impairment in schools. While most schools have clear procedures in place with respect to identifying children with special educational needs, the same is not true for disability. Moreover, research suggests that many schools have restricted understanding of this distinction, often equating disability to children with SEN and children with health conditions, thereby

Rethinking Disability in India

Rethinking Disability in India
  • Author : Anita Ghai
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 15 January 2019
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Moving away from clinical, medical or therapeutic perspectives on disability, this book explores disability in India as a social, cultural and political phenomenon, arguing that this `difference' should be accepted as a part of social diversity. It further interrogates the multiple issues of identification of the disabled and the forms of oppressio

The Disability Studies Reader

The Disability Studies Reader
  • Author : Lennard J. Davis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 02 February 2023
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"The second edition of The Disability Studies Reader builds and improves upon the classic first edition, which has sold well over 6000 copies since 1999. As a field, disability studies burst onto the scene across the social sciences and humanities in the 1990s, and the first edition of the reader gathered the best work that had been written on the subject, including essays by famous authors such as Susan Sontag and Erving Goffman. The new edition is more global in its coverage