Disability Society And The Individual

Author: Julie Smart
Publisher: Pro-Ed
ISBN: 9781416410003
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Disability Society And The Individual from the Author: Julie Smart. This unique book provides a comprehensive examination of the disability experience. The content focuses on definitions of disability, societal response to people with disabilities, and the experience of disability from the perspectives of individuals with disability. It is organized around broad themes rather than disability categories. With an engaging writing style and extensive and completely updated references, Disability, Society, and the Individual-Third Edition prepares the reader to understand and be able to use complex, important, and new ideas surrounding disability − its experience and social and cultural context. The text includes discussion questions, learning activities, suggested readings, and first-person accounts. PART I--Definitions of Disability PART II--Society and Disability PART III--The Individual and Disability

Disability Across The Developmental Life Span

Author: Julie Smart, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107354
Size: 74.51 MB
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Disability Across The Developmental Life Span from the Author: Julie Smart, PhD. This is the only text to provide comprehensive coverage of human growth and development, a requirement mandated by the Council of Rehabilitation Education (CORE) for a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling and for Licensed Professional Counselor certification. Written by an eminent leader in the field of disability studies, this book reflects a significant change in perceptions of individuals with disabilities from being defined foremost by their disability to being viewed as normal individuals with a disability. It provides an understanding of traditional human growth and development that will enhance the practice of disability counseling by enabling an understanding of a client's childhood and prior life experiences. The book begins with a focus on developmental theories and tasks, followed by a discussion of cultural and ethical considerations in human development. It considers the major theories of human development as they relate to people with and without disabilities, and career theories with a focus on the concept of choice. The book addresses specific developmental stages including a description of developmental tasks, risks, disability applications, specific disabilities common to a particular stage, and cultural and ethical issues, all supported by case examples. Key Features: Fulfills the required CORE mandated course on human growth and development and the disability experience Addresses disability across the lifespan in relation to developmental stages Authored by highly a respected expert in disability studies

Disability Society And Assistive Technology

Author: Bodil Ravneberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317150066
Size: 10.97 MB
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Disability Society And Assistive Technology from the Author: Bodil Ravneberg. The provision of assistive technology is an important individual and collective service of the welfare state. The state plays a significant role towards linking users and products, and the matching of devices and users is both a science and an art. However, many people feel it is stigmatising to use individually designed assistive technologies as they often, in a subtle way, convey discriminating barriers in society. The major challenges of assistive technology are thus to reduce social exclusion and marginalisation and, importantly, to reduce individual risks and societal costs related to non-use due to deficiencies in usability, aesthetics and design of the technologies. This groundbreaking book discusses the relationships among society, disability and technology by using different empirical examples (e.g., school, everyday life) to show why the combination of disability studies and STS-studies (science, technology and society) is a fruitful approach to understanding and meeting these challenges. The book explores the significance of the technologies for users, society and the field; identifies challenges to designing, adopting and using assistive technologies; and points at theoretical challenges in research as well as professional challenges in assistive technology service provision. The book also scrutinises the role of assistive technology devices, as well as the organisational structure of the assistive technology market, in relation to disabled people’s lives. This book will be valuable reading for students, academics, teachers and social educators interested in Disability Studies, STS Studies, Product Design, Sociology, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, as well as engineers working in the field of assistive technology.

Konomie F R Den Menschen

Author: Amartya Kumar Sen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783423362641
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Konomie F R Den Menschen from the Author: Amartya Kumar Sen. Das große Buch des Nobelpreisträgers: Eine Programmschrift, die ökonomische Vernunft, politischen Realismus und soziale Verantwortung zusammenführt. Mit diesem Buch hat Sen eine Schneise in die Globalisierungsdebatte geschlagen. Als einer der bedeutenden Wirtschaftstheoretiker der Gegenwart fordert er die Moral in der Marktwirtschaft ein und packt das Weltproblem Nr. 1 an: die sich immer weiter öffnende Schere zwischen dem global agierenden Turbokapitalismus und der zunehmenden Arbeitslosigkeit und Verarmung. Dieses engagierte Buch hat er für die breite Öffentlichkeit geschrieben, eindringlich stellt er dar, daß Freiheit, Gleichheit und Solidarität keine abstrakten Ideale sind, sondern fundamentale Voraussetzungen für eine prosperierende, gerechte Weltwirtschaft.

Kalidasa S Sakuntala

Author: Richard Pischel
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9925081718
Size: 28.26 MB
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Kalidasa S Sakuntala from the Author: Richard Pischel. Nachdruck des Originals von 1922.

Das Buch Mormon

Author: Joseph Smith
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5883931774
Size: 57.19 MB
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Das Buch Mormon from the Author: Joseph Smith.

Disability And Society

Author: Len Barton
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780582291669
Size: 54.88 MB
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Disability And Society from the Author: Len Barton. The study of disability has traditionally been influenced mainly by medical and psychological models. The aim of this new text, Disability and Society, is to open up the debate by introducing alternative perspectives reflecting the increasing sociological interest in this important topic. Disability and Society brings together for the first time some of the most recent original research in this rapidly expanding area. The contributors, both disabled and non-disabled, are all leading thinkers in their field and suggest new ways of understanding disability, developing policy and challenging current practice.

Disability And Disaster

Author: I. Kelman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137486007
Size: 80.16 MB
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Disability And Disaster from the Author: I. Kelman. Disability and Disaster adds disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies. The book includes writings by international scholars and first-hand narratives from individuals with disabilities affected by disasters around the globe. Hazards described in these narratives include earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, fires, and war.

Disability In Eastern Europe And The Former Soviet Union

Author: Michael Rasell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317962206
Size: 69.30 MB
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Disability In Eastern Europe And The Former Soviet Union from the Author: Michael Rasell. There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. It covers, historically, the origins of legacies that continue to affect well-being and policy in the region today. Discussions of disability in culture and society highlight the broader conditions in which disabled people must build their identities and well-being whilst in-depth biographical profiles outline what living with disabilities in the region is like. Chapters on policy interventions, including international influences, examine recent reforms and the difficulties of implementing inclusive, community-based care. The book will be of interest both to regional specialists, for whom well-being, equality and human rights are crucial concerns, and to scholars of disability and social policy internationally.