Disability And Psychology

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This book critically examines the relationship between disability studies and psychology. By illuminating the interpersonal, social, cultural, historical and political causes of "disability" (the exclusion of people with physical, sensory or intellectual impairments), the editors and contributors propose ideas for enabling psychological theory and practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403936011
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Dan Goodley is a Lecturer in Inclusive Education at the University of Sheffield, and the Inclusive Education and Equality Research Centre. Rebecca Lawthom is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Interpersonal and Organisational Development Research Group in the Department of Psychology and Speech Pathology.

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Table of Contents

Preface; D.Goodley & R.Lawthom
• Disability and Psychology: Theoretical and Practical Landscapes; D.Goodley & R.Lawthom
• Negotiating Impairment and Disability: Disabled Babies, Parents and Professionals; C.Tregaskis
• Being in School: Disabled Children and the Struggle for Inclusion; P.Murray
• The DDA and Lifelong Learning? Disabled Students and Higher Education; D.Viney
• Young, Disabled and Graduated: Barriers and Dilemmas for the Disabled Psychology Graduate; P.Stannett
• Towards a Psychology of Disability; The Emotional Effects of Living in a Disabling Society; D.Reeve
• Disability and Old Age: Or Why It Isn't All in the Mind; M.Priestley
• Against Stereotypes: Experiences of Disabled Psychologists; F.Levinson & S.Parrit
• Understanding our Disabled Clients in Clinical Psychology; J.Clegg
• Enabling Educational Psychologists: An Oxymoron?; L.Todd
• Teaching With Tourette's: Disabled Teachers and Students; R.Evans
• Counselling with the Social Model: Challenging Therapy's Pathologies; J.Swain, C.Griffiths & S.French
• Community Psychology with Disabled People; R.Lawthom & C.Kagan
• Conclusions: Disability and Psychology: Empowering Relations?; D.Goodley & R.Lawthom
• References

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