Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

Sell Your Old Stuff for Cash. It's Easy & Free to List. Get Started Now.

Disability and Technology
By

Rating
Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface Michele Moore Part I: Framing the relationship between disability and technology 1. Communications technology - empowerment or disempowerment? Patricia Thornton 2. In whose service? Technology, care and disabled people: The case for a disability politics perspective Liz Johnson and Eileen Moxon 3. Information and communication technologies and the opportunities of disabled persons in the Swedish labour market Dimitris Michailakis 4. Enacting disability: how can science and technology studies inform disability studies? Vasilis Galis Part II: Empirical studies of technology and reduction of disabling barriers 5. The use, role and application of advanced technology in the lives of disabled people in the UK Jennifer Harris 6. A common open space or a digital divide? A social model perspective on the online disability community in China Baorong Guo, John C. Bricout and Jin Huang 7. Increases in wheelchair use and perceptions of disablement Bob Sapey, John Stewart and Glenis Donaldson 8. Back to the future, disability and the digital divide Stephen J. Macdonald and John Clayton Part III: Moral and social tensions between disability and technology 9. Disability, identity and disclosure in the online dating environment Natasha Saltes 10. `I know, I can, I will try': Youths and adults with intellectual disabilities in Sweden using information and communication technology in their everyday life Rebecka Naslund and Asa Gardelli 11. Implants and ethnocide: Learning from the cochlear implant controversy Robert Sparrow 12. Cyborg anxiety: Oscar Pistorius and the boundaries of what it means to be human Leslie Swartz and Brian Watermeyer Conclusion Alan Roulstone

About the Author

Michele Moore is Professor of Inclusive Education at Northumbria University, UK, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Disability & Society. Alan Roulstone is Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. Alison Sheldon is a Teaching Fellow in Disability Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. Jennifer Harris is Professor Emeritus in Social Work at the University of Dundee, UK.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Disability and Technology: Key papers from Disability & Society on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top