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.

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

Introduction 
PART I: EXPERIENCING AND CHALLENGING A CHANGING WORLD
From Personal Struggle to Political Understanding and Back Again
Mobility Impairment in a Social Context
The Social Model: History, Critique and Response
Unmet Promises of Disability Law and Policy
Special Education into the Twenty First Century 
PART II: THEORISING AND CHANGING A DISABLING WORLD
Disability and Normalisation: A Critique
The Relevance of Emancipatory Research for Policy Development
Disabling or Enabling Welfare: What Next for Disabled People
Disability Politics and the Disability Movement in Britain
Diasablement into the Twenty First Century
Personalising the Political and Politicising the Personal

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