Disabilities: Insights from Across Fields and Around the World - The Experience - Definitions, Causes, and Consequences

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Catherine Marshall, Elizabeth Kendall, Mariah Gover, Martha E. Banks
Praeger, 2009 - Social Science - 954 pages
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This set is an unprecedented presentation of the experience, perception, and treatment of people with physical and psychological disabilities in nations around the globe.

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CATHERINE A. MARSHALL is a Research Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Northern Arizona University. She's also an Adjunct Professor at the Centre for National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation at Griffith University in Australia. Marshall has been involved with rehabilitation research for 20 years, and has worked as a counselor or educator in rehabilitation for 25 years. She is also Founder and President of the Women's International Leadership Institute.

ELIZABETH KENDALL is Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Griffith University, and Associate Director of the Disability, Injury and Rehabilitation Program at the Center for National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation at the University of Queensland. She has been researching traumatic injury for more 17 years. She completed her own PhD and received the Dean's Commendation for Outstanding Thesis in 1997, after healing from a traumatic brain injury.

MARIAH GOVER is a Native American Writing Instructor at Tohono O'odham Community College in Arizona.

MARTHA BANKS is a Clinical Psychologist as well as a Research Neuropsychologist, and has across 20 years worked as a clinician, researcher and professor. She is a Professor in the Department of Black Studies at The College of Wooster. Banks has also taught at Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University. A past Chair of the American Psychological Association's Women in Psychology Committee, she was chosen for the Distinguished Service Award by APA in 2003.

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