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Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4, Spina Bifida And Me
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directed by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Ruth Madeley, 1987-; produced by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 52 mins
Spina bifida is one of the most common birth defects in the world. It’s a problem in the development of the spine that causes disability and partial paralysis. Actor Ruth Madeley has been living with spina bifida all her life but, like many people, she still knows very little about it. In this moving film, she a...
directed by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Ruth Madeley, 1987-; produced by Eileen Inkson, fl. 2002-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 52 mins
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Barriers and Belongings: Personal Narratives of Disability
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edited by Alison Quaggin Harkin, fl. 2017, Michelle Jarman, fl. 2007 and Leila Monaghan, fl. 2010 (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 297 page(s)
What is the direct impact that disability studies has on the lives of disabled people today? The editors and contributors to the essential anthology, Barriers and Belonging, provide thirty-seven personal narratives that explore what it means to live with disability and why the field of disability studies matters....
edited by Alison Quaggin Harkin, fl. 2017, Michelle Jarman, fl. 2007 and Leila Monaghan, fl. 2010 (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 297 page(s)
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Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain
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directed by Virginia Orzel, fl. 1998; produced by Virginia Orzel, fl. 1998 (Privately Published, 2017), 52 mins
Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain is a documentary showing what it is like to have dyslexia, the struggles, the challenges and what it is actually doing inside the brain when a dyslexic tries to read, write, speak, or interpret what they hear. The film weaves in students perspectives from 7 years old to 18, as well as t...
directed by Virginia Orzel, fl. 1998; produced by Virginia Orzel, fl. 1998 (Privately Published, 2017), 52 mins
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Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century
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edited by Chris Mounsey, fl. 1998 (Lanham, MD and Lewisburg, PA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and Bucknell University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 280 page(s)
The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century explores disabled people who lived in the eighteenth century. The first four essays consider philosophical writing dating between 1663 and 1788, when the understanding of disability altered dramatically. We begin with Margaret Cavendish, whose natural philosophy rej...
edited by Chris Mounsey, fl. 1998 (Lanham, MD and Lewisburg, PA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers and Bucknell University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 280 page(s)
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Dis /ability Studies: Theorising disablism and ableism
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written by Dan Goodley, 1972- (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 225 page(s)
In this ground-breaking new work, Dan Goodley makes the case for a novel, distinct, intellectual, and political project – dis/ability studies – an orientation that might encourage us to think again about the phenomena of disability and ability. Drawing on a range of interdisciplinary areas, including sociolog...
written by Dan Goodley, 1972- (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 225 page(s)
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Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: History, policy and everyday life
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edited by Elena Iarskia-Smirnova and Michael Rasell, fl. 2008, in BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies, 94 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 293 page(s)
There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in Eastern Europe and t...
edited by Elena Iarskia-Smirnova and Michael Rasell, fl. 2008, in BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies, 94 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 293 page(s)
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, Disability and the Good Human Life
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edited by Barbara Schmitz, 1968-, Franziska Felder, fl. ? and Jerome Bickenbach, 1948-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 342 page(s)
This collection of original essays, from both established scholars and newcomers, takes up a debate that has recently flared up in philosophy, sociology, and disability studies on whether disability is intrinsically a harm that lowers a person's quality of life. While this is a new question in disability scholarsh...
edited by Barbara Schmitz, 1968-, Franziska Felder, fl. ? and Jerome Bickenbach, 1948-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 342 page(s)
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Branding and Designing Disability: Reconceptualising Disability Studies
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written by Elizabeth DePoy, fl. 2014 and Stephen F. Gilson, fl. 2014, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 303 page(s)
Over the past fifty years, design and branding have become omnipotent in the market and have made their way to other domains as well. Given their potential to divide humans into categories and label their worth and value, design and branding can wield immense but currently unharnessed powers of social change. Grou...
written by Elizabeth DePoy, fl. 2014 and Stephen F. Gilson, fl. 2014, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 303 page(s)
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Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability: Perspectives from Historical, Cultural, and Educational Studies
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edited by David Bolt, fl. 2009, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 191 page(s)
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 le...
edited by David Bolt, fl. 2009, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 191 page(s)
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Mobility Impairment and the Construction of Identity
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written by Brian W. Ward, fl. 2013 and Heather Ridolfo, fl. 2013 (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 202 page(s)
Heather Ridolfo and Brian Ward explore the experiences of people with impaired mobility, enhancing our understanding of why some embrace a disabled identity, why others reject it, and the personal and societal implications of both choices. Drawing on a combination of intimate interviews and statistical data, the a...
written by Brian W. Ward, fl. 2013 and Heather Ridolfo, fl. 2013 (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 202 page(s)
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