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Understanding Disability By Michael Oliver

Understanding Disability
by Michael Oliver

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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.
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Understanding Disability: From Theory to Practice by Michael Oliver

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.

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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

About Michael Oliver


MICHAEL OLIVER is currently the only Professor of Disability Studies (University of Greenwich) in the United Kingdom. This is his first major work since his pathbreaking The Politics of Disablement was published in 1990.

Table of Contents


From Personal Struggle to Political Understanding.- Fundamental Principles of Disability.- The Social Model in Context Citizenship, Welfare and Community.- Care Social Policy and Welfare: From Needs to Rights Education for All?.- Rehabilitating Society.- The World of Disability.- Understanding the Hegemony of Disability.- Disability, Politics and Citizenship.- Intellectuals and the Disability Movement.

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GOR010176404
Understanding Disability: From Theory to Practice by Michael Oliver
Michael Oliver
Used - Good
Hardback
Macmillan Education UK
1995-11-13
202
0333599152
9780333599150
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