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Remaking The Body

Author : Wendy Seymour
ISBN : 9781134664962
Genre : Medical
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In Remaking the Body, Wendy Seymour interviews men and women who have suffered profound bodily paralysis, and explores how they deal with their appearance, relationships, sexuality, incontinence and sport. She finds that even major impairment hasn't annihilated these people's experience of an embodied self. She shows that the process of self-reconstruction is interwoven with social expectations and argues that the experience of disability highlights the continuous work involved in embodiment for everyone. Remaking the Body is a major contribution to the field of the sociology of the body and essential reading for rehabilitation professionals and students.

Disabling Diversity

Author : Katie Ellis
ISBN : 9783639023572
Genre : Performing Arts
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Rethinking Rehabilitation

Author : Kathryn McPherson
ISBN : 9781482249217
Genre : Business & Economics
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Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice presents cutting-edge thinking on rehabilitation from a range of leading rehabilitation researchers. The book emphasizes discussion on the place of theory in advancing rehabilitation knowledge, unearthing important questions for policy and practice, underpinning research design, and prompting readers to question clinical assumptions. Each author proposes ways of thinking that are informed by theory, philosophy, and/or history as well as empirical research. Rigorous and provocative, it presents chapters that model ways readers might advance their own thinking, learning, practice, and research. Each of the 14 chapters tackles a specific issue of interest rethinking theory and practice in rehabilitation. The authors: Rethink core processes in rehabilitation, such as goal setting, teamwork, communication with clients, and outcome measurement Rethink how rehabilitation services and interventions might better ‘fit’ clients and address what matters most to them and their families Rethink research designs, considering how to enhance the understanding of the "why" behind the findings This book will be especially helpful to rehabilitation professionals and students who want to develop and improve their practice, or research, but might not know where to start. With contributions from an international and multidisciplinary team, this book is essential reading for all involved in rehabilitation.

Health Medicine And Society

Author : Michael Calnan
ISBN : 9781134598267
Genre : Social Science
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Taking as its point of departure recent developments in health and social theory Health, Medicine and Society brings together a range of eminent, international scholars to reflect upon key issues at the turn of the century. Contributors draw upon a range of contemporary theories, both modernist and postmodernist, to look at the following themes: *health and social structure *the contested nature of the body *the salience of consumption and risk *the challenge of emotions Health, Medicine and Society provides a 'state-of-the-art' assessment of health related issues at the millennium and a cogent set of arguments for the centrality of health to contemporary social theory. Written in a clear, accessible style it will be ideal reading for students and researchers in health studies, public health, medical sociology, medicine and nursing.

Wagadu Volume 4

Author : Pushpa Parekh
ISBN : 9781465331601
Genre : Social Science
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This volume of Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Womens and Gender Studies launches its second printed edition. Wagaduthe Soninke name of the Ghana Empirecontrolled the present-day Mali, Mauritania and Senegal and was famous for its prosperity and power from approximately 300-1076 CE. It constituted the bridge between North Africa, the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern worlds and Sub-Saharan Africa. Ghana gave birth to the two most powerful West African Empires: Mali and Songhay. The modern country of Ghana (former British Gold Coast) derives its name from the Ghana Empire. Why Wagadu? Wagadu has come to be the symbol of the sacrifice women continue to make for a better world. Wagadu has become the metaphor for the role of women in the family, community, country, and planet. Duna taka siro no yagare npale The world does not go without women. This volume investigates the intersecting perspectives, grounded in or emanating from theoretical, discursive as well as experiential frameworks and positions specific to gender, disability and postcoloniality.

Journal Of Rehabilitation Research And Development

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105122660876
Genre : Prosthesis
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ISBN : UOM:39015079402338
Genre : Best books
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Cry Of The Damaged Man

Author : Tony Moore
ISBN : 0330362992
Genre : Crash injuries
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While driving to work in 1984, Dr Tony Moore, a well-known surgeon and rehabilitation specialist, was hit by a 30 tonne truck, crushing him and his car and changing his life forever. "Cry of the Damaged Man" is his unique story of recovery from a patient's point of view but with a doctor's knowledge and experience.Challenging and intensely personal, "Cry of the Damaged Man" is an illuminating journey of recovery and self-discovery. First published in 1991, "Cry of the Damaged Man" became an instant bestseller. Over the last decade it has helped countless people come to terms with injury and trauma. Now, to celebrate 10 years in print, we're publishing a B format Pan edition, containing a new introduction from the author.

Japan S International Relations

Author : Glenn D. Hook
ISBN : 0415240972
Genre : History
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This comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. The book offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized economy of the twenty-first century. Japan's International Relations: * examines the historical context of Japan's emergence on to the world stage * looks at Japan's international relations in terms of the core issues of politics, economics and security * provides detailed accounts of Japan's key relationships with the US, East Asia, the EU and global institutions * explores the effects of contemporary events such as the Asian financial crisis and the launch of the Euro * is extensively illustrated throughout with statistics, maps, photographs, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading It is essential reading for those studying Japanese politics and the international relations of the Asia Pacific, as well as US and European foreign policy.

No Children By Choice

Author : Berwyn Lewis
ISBN : UVA:X001682985
Genre : Childlessness
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