Disability, Culture and Identity

Sheila Riddell , Nick Watson

Editura: Prentice Hall
Disabilities, Culture and Identity is a succinct and accessible presentation of current research on disability, culture and identity. It is an ideal text for students and lecturers alike studying and working in the areas of Disability Studies and Social Policy. Disabilities, Culture and Identity provides a comprehensive and well-structured introduction to an area of growing importance.The authors provide up-to-date and extensive coverage of the development of thinking on cultures of disability, including those relating to people with learning difficulties, people with mental health problems and people with learning difficultiesAlso covered in detail are critical areas in disability studies including:Development of the social model of disability Disability and the politics of social justice Disability and theories of culture and media Disability, ethnicity and generation The policy options for empowering disabled people, and how the disabled are empowering themselves The disability arts movement Media treatment of disability
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Chapter OneDisability, Culture and Identity: IntroductionIntroductionThe Social Model of Disability and CultureWhat is Culture?Culture and DisabilityDisability and IdentityStructure and Content of the BookConclusionReferences Chapter TwoDependent ChildrenTroubled AdolescentsNeedy Disabled PeopleDefined as 'The Other'Is it Possible to Have a Culture of ParticipationReferences Chapter ThreeDaily Denials: The Routinisation of Oppression and ResistanceIntroductionThe Importance of Interaction: reclaiming social InteractionPrejudiceThe Daily Experience of OppressionOppression as Patronage and the Denial of AgencyOppression as the Product of CharityBecoming the Centre of AttentionEngaging with Non-Disabled PeopleOppression as IgnoranceConclusionReferences Chapter FourImpairment, Disability and the Habitus of Old AgeIntroductionThinking about Disability and Old AgeTalking about Older Disabled PeoplePreoccupation with the Body and the Physical FunctionBiography and IdentityOlder Disabled People, Same o
  • Data Publicarii : 2003
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 224
  • ISBN : 9780130894403
196.99 Lei
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