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Disability Studies An Interdisciplinary Introduction

ISBN-10: 1847875580

ISBN-13: 9781847875587

Edition: 2011

Authors: Dan Goodley

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This introduction to disability studies represents a clear, engaging and consistently thought-provoking study of the field.The book discusses the global nature of disability studies and disability politics, introduces key debates in the field and represents the intersections of disability studies with feminist, class, queer and postcolonial analyses.The book has a clear and coherent format which matches the interdisciplinary framework of disability studies - including chapters on sociology, critical psychology, discourse analysis, psychoanalysis and education. Sitting alongside discussions on the global and glocal significance of disability studies these chapters include:Society: Sociological disability studiesIndividuals: De-psychologising disability studiesPsychology: Critical psychological disability studiesCulture: Psychoanalytic disability studiesEducation: Inclusive disability studiesEach chapter engages with important areas of analysis such as the individual, society, community and education to explore the realities of oppression experienced by disabled people and to develop the possibilities for addressing it.Broad, dynamic and interdisciplinary in scope this book will be crucial reading for students, researchers and practitioners alike.
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 11/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Dan Goodley is based at the Research Institute for Health and Social Change and Manchester Metropolitan University. He has has written widely in both qualitative research and disability studies over the years. He's the author of Families with Disabled Children (Palgrave, 2008) and Researching Life Stories Method (Routledge, 2004), the editor of Disability and Psychology (Palgrave, 2005) and Another Disability Studies Reader (Garant, 2005), and has published numerous articles in journals, from the Journal of Cultural and Literary Disability Studies and Disability & Society, to Discourse and International Journal of Social Research Methodology.

Introduction
Debates
Intersections
Society
Individuals
Psychology
Discourse
Culture
Education
Developments