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Colin Barnes, Geof Mercer - Political Science - 2003 - 186 pages
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Disability Reader: Social Science Perspectives

Tom Shakespeare - Social Science - 1998 - 310 pages
A collection of essays exploring the intellectual implications of a disability equality perspective. Leading social scientists draw on current theory and research and offer an ...
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Disabling Barriers, Enabling Environments

John Swain, Sally French, Colin Barnes, Carol Thomas - Social Science - 2004 - 320 pages
`The strengths of this text are many. It has breadth and diversity in its content yet is presented in bite-size chapters. For those wishing to know more, it offers signposts to ...
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Independent Futures: Creating User-led Disability Services in a Disabling ...

Colin Barnes, Geoffrey Mercer - Political Science - 2006 - 223 pages
Introduction; Exploring disability; Disability politics and the struggle for change; Researching user-controlled services; User- controlled organisations: association or ...
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The New Politics of Disablement

Michael Oliver, Colin Barnes - Health & Fitness - 2012 - 248 pages
Disability luminary Mike Oliver is joined by Colin Barnes in this agenda-setting response to a capitalist society faced with globalisation, financial instability and lower ...
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Cabbage Syndrome: The Social Construction of Dependence

Colin Barnes - Political Science - 1990 - 232 pages
An empirical study which describes and evaluates the role of day centres with regards to young people with physical impairments aged between 16 and 30. The author evaluates the ...
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The sexual politics of disability: untold desires

Tom Shakespeare, Kath Gillespie-Sells, Dominic Davies - Psychology - 1996 - 218 pages
While the civil rights movement has put disability issues centre-stage, there has been minimal discussion of disabled people's sexuality. This book, based on first-hand ...
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Disability Rights and Wrongs

Tom Shakespeare - Political Science - 2006 - 240 pages
Over the last thirty years, the field of disability studies has emerged from the political activism of disabled people. In this challenging review of the field, leading ...
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