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|Title:||Social work with disabled people /|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Oliver; Bob Sapey
|ISBN:||1403918384 (pbk.); 9781403918383|
|Notes:||Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-210) and index.|
|Description:||xiii, 218 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : setting the scene -- 1. Social work and disability : old and new directions -- 2. Thinking about disability -- 3. causes of impairment and the creation of disability -- 4. Disability in the family -- 5. Living with disabilities -- 6. legal and social context of disability -- 7. Conclusions and implications for practice.|
|Responsibility:||Michael Oliver and Bob Sapey.|
|Publisher:||Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan,|
|Standard Numbers:||LCCN: 2005057506; National Library: 013085749|
|Class Descriptors:||LC Class No.: HV1559.G7; Dewey No.: 362.4/0453|
|Series:||Practical social work; Variation: Practical social work.|
"This classic text has been essential reading for students and professionals in the field of disability studies for over two decades. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the social model of disability and its implications for practitioners. It examines the ways in which disabled people have been able to develop and manage their own services, offering an up-to-date review of the literature and setting contemporary issues in appropriate historical context."--BOOK JACKET.
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