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Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Daniel Jackson, Caroline E.M. Hodges, Mike Molesworth, Richard Scullion
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The London 2012 Paralympic Games - the biggest, most accessible and best-attended games in the Paralympics' 64-year history - came with an explicit aim to "transform the perception of disabled people in society," and use sport to contribute to "a better world for all people with a disability." This social
Reframing Disability in Manga
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Yoshiko Okuyama
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Reframing Disability in Manga analyzes popular Japanese manga published from the 1990s to the present that portray the everyday lives of adults and children with disabilities in an ableist society. It focuses on five representative conditions currently classified as shōgai (disabilities) in Japan—deafness, blindness, paraplegia, autism, and gender identity disorder—and
Reframing Disability and Quality of Life
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Narelle Warren, Lenore Manderson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-12 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This volume brings together two parallel fields of interest. One is the understanding among psychologists and other social scientists of the limits to psychometric measurement, and the challenges in generating information about quality of life and wellbeing that enable comparison across time and place, at both individual and population levels.
Reframing Disability in Manga
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Yoshiko Okuyama
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-28 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

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Vulnerability and Agency
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Michèle Meilleur Sarazin
Categories: University of Ottawa theses
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

This study explores the concepts of vulnerability, agency, and actors with relation to the capability development and deprivation of women with physical disabilities in Lusaka, Zambia. Based in the human development paradigm and Sen and Nussbaum's Capabilities Approach, it seeks to critically explore what impact being born, raised, and living