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Horizon, Season 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, Season 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 54 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, Season 54, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 54 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), 53 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), 53 mins
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edited by Andrea Kitta, fl. 2014 and Trevor J. Blank, fl. 2015; in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2015), 1-33
Diagnosing Folklore provides an inclusive forum for an expansive conversation on the sensitive, raw, and powerful processes that shape and imbue meaning in the lives of individuals and communities beleaguered by medical stigmatization, conflicting public perceptions, and contextual constraints. This volume aims to...
edited by Andrea Kitta, fl. 2014 and Trevor J. Blank, fl. 2015; in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2015), 1-33
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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 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 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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written by Jan Grue, 1981-; in Disability and Discourse Analysis, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), 1-19
Disability studies has engaged with discourse analysis in key works both from the UK and the USA. While the perspectives and analyses of discourse analysis have proved well suited for exploring disability, however, its methods have not been sufficiently developed in a disability studies context. Conversely, discou...
written by Jan Grue, 1981-; in Disability and Discourse Analysis, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), 1-19
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written by Rachel Carling-Jenkins, 1975-; in Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), [NA]-[xvi]
This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups en...
written by Rachel Carling-Jenkins, 1975-; in Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), [NA]-[xvi]
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