Geographies of Disability

Geographies of Disability

by Brendan Gleeson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415179084

ISBN-13: 9780415179089

Pub. Date: 12/22/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Geographies of Disability examines how geography shapes the experiences of disabled people, exploring the relationship between space and disability; how space, place, and issues such as mobility dictate the experiences of disabled people.  See more details below

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Geographies of Disability examines how geography shapes the experiences of disabled people, exploring the relationship between space and disability; how space, place, and issues such as mobility dictate the experiences of disabled people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415179089
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/22/1998
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
Pt. IA socio-spatial model of disability13
2Social science and disability15
3The nature of disability34
Pt. IIHistorical geographies of disability57
4Historical-geographical materialism and disability59
5The social space of disability in feudal England74
6The social space of disability in the industrial city99
Pt. IIIContemporary geographies of disability127
7Disability and the capitalist city129
8Community care: the environment of justice?153
9The regulation of urban accessibility173
10Towards an enabling geography195
App: Notes on primary sources used206
Notes214
References220
Index243

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