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9780415107013 | 1 edition (Routledge, December 7, 2015), cover price $145.00

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Product Description: What is the direct impact that disability studies has on the lives of disabled people today? The editors and contributors to this essential anthology, Barriers and Belonging, provide thirty-seven personal narratives that explore what it means to be disabled and why the field of disability studies matters...read more

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9781439913871 | Temple Univ Pr, February 6, 2017, cover price $94.50 | About this edition: What is the direct impact that disability studies has on the lives of disabled people today?

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9781439913888 | Reprint edition (Temple Univ Pr, February 11, 2017), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: What is the direct impact that disability studies has on the lives of disabled people today?

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Product Description: In Brilliant Imperfection Eli Clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure—the deeply held belief that body-minds considered broken need to be fixed. Cure serves many purposes. It saves lives, manipulates lives, and prioritizes some lives over others...read more

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9780822362760 | Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: In Brilliant Imperfection Eli Clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure—the deeply held belief that body-minds considered broken need to be fixed.

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9780822362876 | Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In Brilliant Imperfection Eli Clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure—the deeply held belief that body-minds considered broken need to be fixed.

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Product Description: Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in General NonfictionAn extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children ’s civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change...read more

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9780307985675 | Crown Pub, January 19, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in General NonfictionAn extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children ’s civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change.
9781846145667 | Gardners Books, January 19, 2015, cover price $32.90

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9780307985705 | Broadway Books, January 17, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in General NonfictionAn extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children ’s civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change.
9780241261637 | Gardners Books, January 19, 2016, cover price $23.55 | About this edition: NA

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9780553397413 | Unabridged edition (Random House, January 19, 2016), cover price $50.00

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Product Description: In Curative Violence Eunjung Kim examines what the social and material investment in curing illnesses and disabilities tells us about the relationship between disability and Korean nationalism. Kim uses the concept of curative violence to question the representation of cure as a universal good and to understand how nonmedical and medical cures come with violent effects that are not only symbolic but also physical...read more

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9780822362777 | Duke Univ Pr, December 30, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: In Curative Violence Eunjung Kim examines what the social and material investment in curing illnesses and disabilities tells us about the relationship between disability and Korean nationalism.

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9780822362883 | Duke Univ Pr, December 30, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In Curative Violence Eunjung Kim examines what the social and material investment in curing illnesses and disabilities tells us about the relationship between disability and Korean nationalism.

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Product Description: This book brings together research relating to the economics of disability in Ireland. It addresses a range of issues of relevance to the economic circumstances of people with disabilities, considering topics such as social inclusion, poverty, the labour market, living standards and public policy...read more
By Brian Nolan (editor)

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9780719089275 | Manchester Univ Pr, February 1, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book brings together research relating to the economics of disability in Ireland in order to provide evidence that can help improve disability policies, services and supports.

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9781526107305 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book brings together research relating to the economics of disability in Ireland.
9780380762064, titled "Command Decision" | Avon Books, April 1, 1991, cover price $2.95 | also contains Command Decision

Product Description: Mobilizing Metaphor illustrates how radical and unconventional forms of activism, including art, are reshaping the rich and vibrant tradition of disability mobilization in Canada. The artists, activists, and scholars in Mobilizing Metaphor reveal how their work is distinctive as both art and social action, and how disability activism is as varied as the population it represents...read more
By Michael Orsini (editor)

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9780774832793 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Mobilizing Metaphor illustrates how radical and unconventional forms of activism, including art, are reshaping the rich and vibrant tradition of disability mobilization in Canada.

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Product Description: On any given day at Misericordia Heart of Mercy Center, more than 600 children and adults with developmental disabilities are busy at work—traversing the 31-acre campus and city of Chicago to get to paying jobs, taking continuing education classes, exercising at the on-campus health and fitness center, creating works of art in the HeART Studio Workshops, singing and dancing in performance groups, and so much more...read more
By Steve Schapiro (photographer)

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9781576878170 | Power House Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: On any given day at Misericordia Heart of Mercy Center, more than 600 children and adults with developmental disabilities are busy at work—traversing the 31-acre campus and city of Chicago to get to paying jobs, taking continuing education classes, exercising at the on-campus health and fitness center, creating works of art in the HeART Studio Workshops, singing and dancing in performance groups, and so much more.

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Product Description: Time is central to all that humans do. Time structures days, provides goals, shapes dreams―and limits lives. Time appears to be tangible, real, and progressive, but, in the end, time proves illusory. Though mercurial, time can be deadly for those with disabilities...read more

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9781481304085 | Baylor Univ Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Time is central to all that humans do.

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Product Description: The story of Jamie Bérubé’s journey to adulthood and a meditation on disability in American lifePublished in 1996, Life as We Know It introduced Jamie Bérubé to the world as a sweet, bright, gregarious little boy who loves the Beatles, pizza, and making lists...read more

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9780807019313 | Beacon Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The story of Jamie Bérubé’s journey to adulthood and a meditation on disability in American lifePublished in 1996, Life as We Know It introduced Jamie Bérubé to the world as a sweet, bright, gregarious little boy who loves the Beatles, pizza, and making lists.

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Product Description: Native Americans suffer disproportionately from many social and health disparities. High rates of poverty, exposure to environmental toxins, and various forms of violence all increase the risk of health problems, including disabilities, yet there is very little published scholarship concerning Native American experiences with disabilities...read more
By Francis K. Yuen (editor)

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9781138203846 | Routledge, September 1, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Native Americans suffer disproportionately from many social and health disparities.

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Product Description: Child Protection and Parents with a Learning Disability provides the practical knowledge that professionals need in order to understand common intellectual disabilities and how they might affect parenting capability. It presents clear guidance on how to carry out effective assessments and explains how interventions might differ when working with parents who have a learning disability...read more

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9781849056793 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, September 21, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Child Protection and Parents with a Learning Disability provides the practical knowledge that professionals need in order to understand common intellectual disabilities and how they might affect parenting capability.

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Product Description: Emerging disabilities are disabling conditions that are new to medical science, often medically debated, and lacking in known etiology; or those increasing in prevalence in recent years. This master's-level text is the first to eschew traditional disabilities to focus specifically on the unique characteristics and needs of individuals with disabilities such as multiple chemical sensitivity, fibromyalgia, and Lyme disease, or those currently increasing in prevalence (e...read more

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9780826120687 | Springer Pub Co, October 28, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Emerging disabilities are disabling conditions that are new to medical science, often medically debated, and lacking in known etiology; or those increasing in prevalence in recent years.

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Product Description: Living independently and participating in one’s community are priorities for many people. In many regions across the United States, there are programs that support and enable people with disabilities and older adults to live where they choose and with whom they choose and to participate fully in their communities...read more

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9780309391061 | Natl Academy Pr, September 4, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Living independently and participating in one’s community are priorities for many people.

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Product Description: Two mega-trends of modern culture, the rapid aging of the population and the inexorable advances in technology, have fueled the development of gerontechnology--the use of technology to sustain individual autonomy to an advanced age...read more
By Kwon (editor)

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9780826128881 | 2 edition (Springer Pub Co, August 28, 2016), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Two mega-trends of modern culture, the rapid aging of the population and the inexorable advances in technology, have fueled the development of gerontechnology--the use of technology to sustain individual autonomy to an advanced age.

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Product Description: This New York Times–bestselling book upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.   What is autism? A lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more—and the future of our society depends on our understanding it...read more

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9781583334676 | Avery Pub Group, August 25, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A New York Times bestsellerWinner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fictionA groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.

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9780399185618 | Avery Pub Group, August 23, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: This New York Times–bestselling book upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.
9780373223183, titled "Till Death Us Do Part" | Harlequin Books, April 1, 1995, cover price $3.50 | also contains Till Death Us Do Part | About this edition: Till Death Us Do Part (43 Light Street)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504615907 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 25, 2015), cover price $39.95
9781504615891 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 25, 2015), cover price $44.95

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Product Description: Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of cultural and medical narratives of Autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition. Autism is a ‘social disorder’, defined by interactions and lifestyle. Yet, the expectations of normalcy against which Autism is defined have too rarely been questioned...read more

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9781783480401 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2017, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of cultural and medical narratives of Autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition.

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9781783480418 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2017, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal. Social attitudes are often rooted in a lack of knowledge and are perpetuated through erroneous stereotypes, and ultimately these legal and policy changes are ineffectual without a corresponding attitudinal change...read more
By David Bolt (editor)

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9780415732499 | Routledge, September 5, 2014, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal.

Paperback:

9781138216051 | Routledge, August 7, 2016, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Whilst legislation may have progressed internationally and nationally for disabled people, barriers continue to exist, of which one of the most pervasive and ingrained is attitudinal.

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Product Description: Religion plays a critical role in determining how disability is understood and how persons with disabilities are treated. Examining the world’s religions through the lens of disability studies not only peers deeply into the character of a particular religion, but also teaches something brand new about what it means to respond to people living with physical and mental differences...read more
By Michael Stoltzfus (editor)

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9781481305211 | Baylor Univ Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Religion plays a critical role in determining how disability is understood and how persons with disabilities are treated.

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Product Description: What are the unconscious fantasies circulating in representations of disability? What role do these fantasies play in defining the condition of disability? What can these fantasies teach us about human vulnerability writ large? The Fantasy of Disability explores how popular culture texts, such as Degrassi: The Next Generation and Glee, fantasize about what life with a physical disability must be like, while at the same time exerting tremendous pressure on disabled individuals to conform their identity and behaviour to fit within the margins of these societally perpetuated archetypes...read more

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9781472467966 | Routledge, August 16, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: What are the unconscious fantasies circulating in representations of disability?

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Product Description: The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society. The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key aspect and issue, from the history and development of the Paralympic movement to the economic and social impact of the contemporary Games...read more

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9781138927162 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, July 20, 2016), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society.
9780415476584 | 1 edition (Routledge, September 1, 2009), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society.

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9781138927186 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, July 20, 2016), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society.
9780415476591 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 5, 2009), cover price $57.95 | About this edition: The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society.

Miscellaneous:

9780203885567 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 1, 2009), cover price $140.00

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Product Description: Lt. Col. Tim Maxwell prided himself on being a hard-core Marinea patriotic Devil Dog on his third tour of Iraq. Then his brain was shredded with mortar shrapnel. Today, Maxwell has a large angry scar on the left side of his head. He forgets words, his wife has to read to him, and he drags one foot when he walks...read more
By Michael Prichard (narrator)

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9781522683490 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 19, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Lt.

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Product Description: Despite the fact that scarlet fever rendered Helen Keller deaf, blind, and mute when she was only 19 months old, she grew into a prolific and opinionated writer in her adulthood. A poetic pacifist, Keller wrote extensively on issues of social justice and morality with boundless optimism...read more

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9780785834243 | Chartwell Books, July 15, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Despite the fact that scarlet fever rendered Helen Keller deaf, blind, and mute when she was only 19 months old, she grew into a prolific and opinionated writer in her adulthood.

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Product Description: Written specifically for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs), this book brings together key elements of the legislation, Code of Practice, Memorandum, Government Circulars and relevant case law and policy. It also discusses the role of an AMHP in the revised Mental Health Act, as well as the Key Competencies...read more

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9781473948303 | 4th edition (Learning Matters, July 11, 2016), cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Written specifically for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs), this book brings together key elements of the legislation, Code of Practice, Memorandum, Government Circulars and relevant case law and policy.

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Product Description: The fifth edition of The Disability Studies Reader addresses the post-identity theoretical landscape by emphasizing questions of interdependency and independence, the human–animal relationship, and issues around the construction or materiality of gender, the body, and sexuality...read more
By Lennard J. Davis (editor)

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9781138930223 | 5 revised edition (Routledge, August 19, 2016), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: The fifth edition of The Disability Studies Reader addresses the post-identity theoretical landscape by emphasizing questions of interdependency and independence, the human–animal relationship, and issues around the construction or materiality of gender, the body, and sexuality.
9780415630528 | 4th edition (Routledge, February 8, 2013), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: The Fourth Edition of the Disability Studies Reader breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability.
9780415873741 | 3 edition (Routledge, February 26, 2010), cover price $159.00 | About this edition: The Disability Studies Reader is the most comprehensive introduction to in disability studies.
9780415953337 | 2 edition (Routledge, August 3, 2006), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The Disability Studies Reader collects, for the first time, representative texts from the newly emerging field of disability studies.
9780415914703 | Routledge, August 1, 1997, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The Disability Studies Reader collects, for the first time, representative texts from the newly emerging field of disability studies.

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9781138930230 | 5 revised edition (Routledge, August 19, 2016), cover price $74.95 | About this edition: The fifth edition of The Disability Studies Reader addresses the post-identity theoretical landscape by emphasizing questions of interdependency and independence, the human–animal relationship, and issues around the construction or materiality of gender, the body, and sexuality.
9780415630511 | 4th edition (Routledge, February 8, 2013), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The Fourth Edition of the Disability Studies Reader breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability.
9780415873765 | 3 edition (Routledge, February 26, 2010), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The Disability Studies Reader is the most comprehensive introduction to in disability studies.
9780415953344 | 2 edition (Routledge, August 30, 2006), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The Disability Studies Reader collects, for the first time, representative texts from the newly emerging field of disability studies.
9780415914710 | Routledge, June 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Disability Studies Reader collects, for the first time, representative texts from the newly emerging field of disability studies.

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