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

Paul T. Jaeger Cynthia Ann Bowman


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

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

  • Title: Understanding Disability: Inclusion, Access, Diversity, and Civil Rights
  • Author: Paul T. Jaeger Cynthia Ann Bowman
  • ISBN: 9780275982263
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Hardcover



Disability is rarely considered a social issue Scholars tend to discuss it in the abstract medical personnel view it as a health issue and legal concerns for the disabled focus on how to advocate or protect organizations against demands for accommodation As a result, disabled individuals are seen as bits and pieces of everyone s constituency but their own The writersDisability is rarely considered a social issue Scholars tend to discuss it in the abstract medical personnel view it as a health issue and legal concerns for the disabled focus on how to advocate or protect organizations against demands for accommodation As a result, disabled individuals are seen as bits and pieces of everyone s constituency but their own The writers of this work, both having long personal experiences with disabilities, offer a holistic understanding of the lives of disabled individuals from representations in the media to issues of civil rights.Written to educate and inform readers about the social roles of disability, this accessible and informative work addresses social classifications of disability social reactions to disability legal rights and classifications of persons with disabilities issues of accessibility to information and communication technologies representations of disability in a range of media, including literature, painting, film, televsion and advertising and major issues shaping the comtemporary social roles of persons with disabilities By examining the social roles of disability in the past and present from a range of perspectives and disciplines, this book reveals a portrait of the social place, limitations, and rights of persons with disabilities.


Recent Comments "Understanding Disability: Inclusion, Access, Diversity, and Civil Rights"

1) This book is over 10 years old at this point, and feels it.2) I get the feeling that the authors help or teach children with disabilities but don't know the lived experience of having a disability. I say that because it feels like they're talking about other people, not themselves, and that made this less emotionally satisfying than other books I've read on disability theory written by people with disabilities who explicitly talk about their experiences. 3) The writing felt more like a refere [...]


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