The Resource Approaching disability : critical issues and perspectives, authored by Rebecca Mallett and Katherine Runswick-Cole

Approaching disability : critical issues and perspectives, authored by Rebecca Mallett and Katherine Runswick-Cole

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Approaching disability : critical issues and perspectives
Title
Approaching disability
Title remainder
critical issues and perspectives
Statement of responsibility
authored by Rebecca Mallett and Katherine Runswick-Cole
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Disability Studies is an area of study which examines social, political, cultural, and economic factors that define 'disability' and establish personal and collective responses to difference. This insightful new text will introduce readers to the discipline of Disability Studies and enable them to engage in the lively debates within the field. By offering an accessible yet rigorous approach to Disability Studies, the authors provide a critical analysis of key current issues and consider ways in which the subject can be studied through national and international perspectives, policies, culture and history. Key debates include:The relationship between activism and the academyWays to study cultural and media representations of disabilityThe importance of disability history and how societies can changeNational and international perspectives on children, childhood and education Political perspectives on disability and identityThe place of the body in disability theoryThis text offers real-world examples of topics that are important to debates and offers a much needed truly international scope on the questions at hand. It is an essential read for any individual studying, practising or with an interest in Disability Studies"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mallett, Rebecca
Dewey number
362.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1568.2
LC item number
.M35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Runswick-Cole, Katherine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disability studies
  • People with disabilities
  • EDUCATION
  • Disability studies
  • People with disabilities
  • Personas con discapacidad
  • Niños con discapacidad
Label
Approaching disability : critical issues and perspectives, authored by Rebecca Mallett and Katherine Runswick-Cole
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 168 pages
Isbn
9780415735896
Lccn
2014001684
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869263849
  • (OCoLC)ocn869263849
Label
Approaching disability : critical issues and perspectives, authored by Rebecca Mallett and Katherine Runswick-Cole
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 168 pages
Isbn
9780415735896
Lccn
2014001684
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869263849
  • (OCoLC)ocn869263849

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