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Understanding Disability: Inclusion, Access, Diversity, and Civil Rights

Published : 2009-07-03
Author : Paul T. Jaeger and Cynthia A. Bowman

Synopsis: Instructive for those who may have doubts about the academic legitimacy of disability studies and its focus on interdisciplinarity.

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This long-overdue book is exactly what is needed for an introductory course in disability studies. The text is well researched and readable, and even has an international perspective. It is also instructive for those who may have doubts about the academic legitimacy of disability studies and its focus on inter-disciplinarity.

This long-overdue book is exactly what is needed for an introductory course in disability studies.

The text is well researched and readable, and even has an international perspective. It is also instructive for those who may have doubts about the academic legitimacy of disability studies and its focus on inter-disciplinarity. That is, Jaeger and Bowman have managed to document the breadth and depth of the global inquiry into disability and its meaning in law, recreation, medicine, social life, economics, politics, media, immigration to the US, and technology....Highly recommended. All levels/libraries." - Choice

"Offers a holistic understanding of the lives of disabled individuals, from representations in the media to issues of civil rights....Understanding Disability is designed to educate and inform readers about the social roles of disability."-Library Media Connection

Paperback: 184 pages

Publisher: Praeger (October 30, 2008)

Language: English
ISBN-10: 0313361789
ISBN-13: 978-0313361784

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