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Studying Disability Multiple Theories and Responses

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ISBN-10: 141297576X

ISBN-13: 9781412975766

Edition: 2011

Authors: Stephen French Gilson, Elizabeth DePoy

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List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Stephen Gilson is professor of social work and interdisciplinary disability studies and also holds an appointment as Senior Research Fellow. Ono Academic College, Research Institute for Health and Medical Professions. Kiryat Ono, Israel. He is a theorist and policy analyst who is best known for his work in disability, diversity, and health policy through the lens of legitimacy theory. Co-authored with Elizabeth DePoy, Gilson developed Explanatory Legitimacy Theory which analyzes how population group membership is assigned, is based on political purpose, and is met with formal responses that serve both intentionally and unintentionally to perpetuate segregation, economic status quo, and…    

Elizabeth DePoy is professor of social work and interdisciplinary disability studies and also holds an appointment as Senior Research Fellow at Ono Academic College, Research Institute for Health and Medical Professions, Kiryat Ono, Israel. Dr. DePoy is a nationally and internationally recognized scholar in research and evaluation methods and original theory in the fields of disability, diversity, and design. Co-authored with Stephen Gilson, DePoy developed Explanatory Legitimacy Theory which analyzes how population group membership is assigned, based on political purpose, and met with formal responses that serve both intentionally and unintentionally to perpetuate segregation, economic…    

Foundations
Foundations
Looking Back: Ancient Greece Through the 19th Century
Disability in the 20th and 21st Centuries-Medical Condition, Construction or Commodity
Description and Explanation: Building on Explanatory Legitimacy
The Descriptive Element of Explanatory Legitimacy
Explanations Introduced
Longitudinal Explanations
Environmental Explanations
Categorical Explanations
Systems Explanations
Contemporary and Emerging Explanations
Legitimacy
Legitimacy-What is it?
Who is a Legitimate Category Member
Legitimate Humanities Responses
Legitimate Social Science Responses
Legitimate Professional Responses
Fashioning Communities
Integrative Academic-Professional Stance Through Disjuncture Theory
A Social Justice Model of Community Legitimacy: Creating Human-Environment Juncture
References
About the Authors