Disability, Society, and Individual / Edition 2

Disability, Society, and Individual / Edition 2

by Julie Smart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416403728

ISBN-13: 9781416403722

Pub. Date: 12/28/2008

Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated

This unique book provides a broad, comprehensive examination of the experience of disability. Its content focuses on definitions of disability, societal response to people with disabilities, and the experience of disability from the perspectives of individuals with a disability and society. It is organized around broad themes as opposed to disability categories.

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This unique book provides a broad, comprehensive examination of the experience of disability. Its content focuses on definitions of disability, societal response to people with disabilities, and the experience of disability from the perspectives of individuals with a disability and society. It is organized around broad themes as opposed to disability categories. With an engaging writing style and completely updated extensive references, DISABILITY, SOCIETY, and the Individual prepares the reader to understand and be able to use complex, important, and new ideas surrounding disability - its experience and its social and cultural context. The text includes discussion questions, learning activities, suggested readings, and first-person accounts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416403722
Publisher:
PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
623
Sales rank:
159,409
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents



INTRODUCTION

PART I - DEFINITIONS OF DISABILITY

Chapter 1—Defining Disability
Chapter 2—Models of Disability: The Biomedical Model, the Environmental Model, the Functional Model, and the Sociopolitical Model

PART II—SOCIETY AND DISABILTY

Chapter 3—Sources of Prejudice and Discrimination, Part 1
Chapter 4—Sources of Prejudice and Discrimination, Part 2
Chapter 5—The Effects of Prejudice and Discrimination
Chapter 6—Experiencing Prejudice and Discrimination

PART III—THE INDIVIDUAL AND DISABILITY

Chapter 7—The Individual's Response to Disability
Chapter 8—The Onset and Diagnosis of the Disability
Chapter 9—Other Factors of the Disability

EPILOGUE

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