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The Resource Exploring disability : a sociological introduction, Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

Exploring disability : a sociological introduction, Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

Label
Exploring disability : a sociological introduction
Title
Exploring disability
Title remainder
a sociological introduction
Statement of responsibility
Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnes, Colin
Dewey number
305.9/08
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1568
LC item number
.B35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mercer, G.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sociology of disability
  • People with disabilities
  • People with disabilities
Label
Exploring disability : a sociological introduction, Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements Preface to the Second Edition Chapter 1. Introduction: Analysing Disability * Grass roots mobilisation * Sociological perspectives * A brief word on terminology * Overview of the book Chapter 2. Competing Models and Approaches * Socio-historical perspectives * The individual or medical model of disability * Looking beyond individual solutions * The social model of disability * The biopsychosocial model of disability * Review Chapter 3. Sociological Approaches to Chronic Illness and Disability * Functionalism, Parsons and the sick role * Labelling perspectives and stigmatisation * Negotiated and interpretive accounts * Medical and professional dominance * Towards a political economy of medicine and sickness * Embodiment and post structuralism * Review Chapter 4. Theories of Disability * Welfarism and its discontents * Theories of disability and oppression * Disability and social divisions * Postmodernism: back to the future? * Review Chapter 5. Social Exclusion and Disabling Barriers * Disability policy and the welfare state * Education * Financial circumstances * Employment * Built environment, housing and transport * Leisure and social participation * Review Chapter 6. Routes to Independent Living * The critique of residential institutions * Policy direction towards independence * Care or independence? * User led organisations centres for independent living * Direct payments * Service user involvement * Review Chapter 7. Politics and Disability Politics * Politics and disabled people * Civil rights and legislation * A new social movement? * Identity politics * Review Chapter 8. Culture, the Media and Identity * Sociological approaches to culture * Cultural representations of disability * Cultural studies approaches * Towards a disability culture * Review Chapter 9. Disability and the Right to Life * Ethics, culture and rights * Disability and Eugenics * Disability and biotechnology * Life and death decisions * Review Chapter 10. Disability and Development: Global Perspectives * Disability, industrialisation and globalization * Comparative perspectives on impairment * Poverty, disability and social exclusion * Internationalization of disability policy * Disability activism: mobilizing for change Review Bibliography
Control code
653068206
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
vii, 341 pages
Isbn
9780745634869
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011286330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)653068206
Label
Exploring disability : a sociological introduction, Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements Preface to the Second Edition Chapter 1. Introduction: Analysing Disability * Grass roots mobilisation * Sociological perspectives * A brief word on terminology * Overview of the book Chapter 2. Competing Models and Approaches * Socio-historical perspectives * The individual or medical model of disability * Looking beyond individual solutions * The social model of disability * The biopsychosocial model of disability * Review Chapter 3. Sociological Approaches to Chronic Illness and Disability * Functionalism, Parsons and the sick role * Labelling perspectives and stigmatisation * Negotiated and interpretive accounts * Medical and professional dominance * Towards a political economy of medicine and sickness * Embodiment and post structuralism * Review Chapter 4. Theories of Disability * Welfarism and its discontents * Theories of disability and oppression * Disability and social divisions * Postmodernism: back to the future? * Review Chapter 5. Social Exclusion and Disabling Barriers * Disability policy and the welfare state * Education * Financial circumstances * Employment * Built environment, housing and transport * Leisure and social participation * Review Chapter 6. Routes to Independent Living * The critique of residential institutions * Policy direction towards independence * Care or independence? * User led organisations centres for independent living * Direct payments * Service user involvement * Review Chapter 7. Politics and Disability Politics * Politics and disabled people * Civil rights and legislation * A new social movement? * Identity politics * Review Chapter 8. Culture, the Media and Identity * Sociological approaches to culture * Cultural representations of disability * Cultural studies approaches * Towards a disability culture * Review Chapter 9. Disability and the Right to Life * Ethics, culture and rights * Disability and Eugenics * Disability and biotechnology * Life and death decisions * Review Chapter 10. Disability and Development: Global Perspectives * Disability, industrialisation and globalization * Comparative perspectives on impairment * Poverty, disability and social exclusion * Internationalization of disability policy * Disability activism: mobilizing for change Review Bibliography
Control code
653068206
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
vii, 341 pages
Isbn
9780745634869
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011286330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)653068206

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