Understanding Disability

Understanding Disability

by Michael Oliver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312158033

ISBN-13: 9780312158033

Pub. Date: 11/15/1995

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This wide-ranging collection of essays by Michael Oliver discusses recent and perennial issues - such as the fundamental principles of disability, citizenship and community care, social policy and welfare, education, rehabilitation, and the politics of new social movements and the international context.  See more details below

Overview

This wide-ranging collection of essays by Michael Oliver discusses recent and perennial issues - such as the fundamental principles of disability, citizenship and community care, social policy and welfare, education, rehabilitation, and the politics of new social movements and the international context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312158033
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/15/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1From Personal Struggle to Political Understanding6
2Fundamental Principles of Disability19
3The Social Model in Context30
4Citizenship, Welfare and Community Care43
5Social Policy and Welfare: From Needs to Rights63
6Education for All? A Perspective on an Inclusive Society78
7Rehabilitating Society95
8The World of Disability110
9Understanding the Hegemony of Disability126
10Disability, Politics and Citizenship145
11Intellectuals and the Disability Movement162
Bibliography171
Index182

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