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Handbook of Disability Studies free pdf 'This remarkable book is unlike any other I have reviewed, for a variety of reasons. Firstly, at 700 pages and with 34 chapters, the sheer scale of the collection is vast. The editors state that the book is not definitive, but represents a creative work in progress. However, the collection certainly provides a unique insight into the current debates and issues which frame disability studies, combining a variety of different backgrounds and a diverse range of experiences, and this manifests in the way that the chapters range across academic disciplines.Consequently, the book is aimed at a wide audience including disabled people, practitioners, academics and those involved in forming social welfare policies' - Medical Sociology News 'This text is truly a welcome reference book to any desk, library or organization where people are interested in this field or working with people with a disability' - Nursing

About Gary L. Albrecht

Gary L. Albrecht is a Fellow of the Royal Belgian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Extraordinary Guest Professor of Social Sciences, University of Leuven, Belgium and Professor Emeritus of Public Health and of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After receiving his Ph.D. from Emory University, he has served on the faculties of Emory University in Sociology and Psychiatry, Northwestern University in Sociology, Rehabilitation Medicine and the Kellogg School of Management and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in the School of Public Health and in the Department of Disability and Human Development. Since retiring from the UIC in 2005, he divides his time between Europe and the United States. He works in Boulder, Colorado and Brussels, Belgium. He was recently a Scholar in Residence at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (MSH) in Paris, a visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, the University of Oxford and a Fellow in Residence at the Royal Flemish Academy of Science and Arts, Brussels Katherine D. Seelman, Ph.D. is associate dean and professor of rehabilitation science and technology at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. She holds a secondary appointment in the School of Public Health and is co-scientific director of the National Science Foundation- supported Quality of Life Technology Engineering Research Center. During the Clinton Administration, she served as Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). Her research and education interests include science and technology R

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Author : Gary L. Albrecht
Publisher : SAGE Publications Inc
Data Published : 01 July 2003
ISBN : 076192874X
EAN : 9780761928744
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 864 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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