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Understanding Disability : From Theory to Practice - Michael Oliver

Understanding Disability

From Theory to Practice

Hardcover

Published: 13th November 1995
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Mike Oliver's work has had an enormous influence on our understanding of disablement in society...The book should prove useful and enlightening to disabled and non-disabled people alike...written in the clear, concise and honest style characteristic of Mike Oliver's work...it makes a valuable contribution to the debates about our understanding of disability and the position of disabled people in society.' Gerry Zarb, Policy Studies;Understanding Disability develops some of the main themes and issues surrounding disability that have arisen in the last twenty years, offering both a personal journey of exploration and understanding and an attempt to take further our theoretical understanding of disability.

'Mike Oliver's work has had an enormous influence on our understanding of disablement in society...The book should prove useful and enlightening to disabled and non-disabled people alike...written in the clear, concise and honest style characteristic of Mike Oliver's work...it makes a valuable contribution to the debates about our understanding of disability and the position of disabled people in society.' - Gerry Zarb, Policy Studies

List of tables
Acknowledgements
Introductionp. 1
From Personal Struggle to Political Understandingp. 6
Fundamental Principles of Disabilityp. 19
The Social Model in Contextp. 30
Citizenship, Welfare and Community Carep. 43
Social Policy and Welfare: From Needs to Rightsp. 63
Education for All? A Perspective on an Inclusive Societyp. 78
Rehabilitating Societyp. 95
The World of Disabilityp. 110
Understanding the Hegemony of Disabilityp. 126
Disability, Politics and Citizenshipp. 145
Intellectuals and the Disability Movementp. 162
Bibliographyp. 171
Indexp. 182
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ISBN: 9780333599150
ISBN-10: 0333599152
Series: From Theory to Practice
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 202
Published: 13th November 1995
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 14.5  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1