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Disability Studies: A Student's Guide

Colin Cameron - Social Science - 2013 - 184 pages
This textbook brings together a wide range of expert voices from the field of disability studies and the disabled people's movement to tackle the essential topics relevant to ...
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Life with Chronic Illness: Social and Psychological Dimensions

Ariela Royer - Health & Fitness - 1998 - 211 pages
An important contribution to the study of the social and psychological factors related to living with long-term chronic illness.
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Sterilization of People with Mental Disabilities: Issues, Perspectives, and ...

Ellen A. Brantlinger - Political Science - 1995 - 258 pages
An examination of the medical and legal trends in sterilization with an emphasis on people with disabilities.
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Self-help Organizations of People with Disabilities in Asia

Joseph K. F. Kwok, Raymond K. H. Chan, W. T. Chan - Political Science - 2002 - 190 pages
The first book of its kind to focus on comparative self-help organization movements in Asia.
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Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability Among African Americans

Faye Z. Belgrave - Medical - 1998 - 156 pages
An examination of psychosocial aspects of disability and chronic illness among African Americans.
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Information Services for People with Developmental Disabilities: The Library ...

Linda Lucas Walling, Marilyn Money Irwin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 344 pages
Overviews the information needs of people with developmental disabilities and tells librarians how to meet them.
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Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey

Rachel Simon - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 304 pages
In the ten years since Rachel Simon first invited the world to board the bus with her and her sister, Cool Beth, readers across the globe have been moved by their story. Now ...
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Voices from the Edge : Narratives about the Americans with Disabilities Act ...

Ruth O'Brien Professor of Government John Jay College of Criminal Justice - Social Science - 2003 - 312 pages
Fear, rage, courage, discrimination. These are facts of everyday life for many Americans with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), has made working ...
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Revels in Madness: Insanity in Medicine and Literature

Allen Thiher - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 354 pages
"Fascinating and important . . . a work of prodigious scholarship, covering the entire history of Western thought and treating both literary and medical discourses with ...
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Fictions of Affliction: Physical Disability in Victorian Culture

Martha Stoddard Holmes - Social Science - 2004 - 245 pages
"Highly recommended . . . Holmes moves seamlessly from novelists like Charles Dickens to sociologists like Henry Mayhew to autobiographers like John Kitto." ---Choice "An ...
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