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What a Difference a Decade Makes: Reflections on doing ‘emancipatory’ disability research
This paper provides a broad-based overview of the development of emancipa tory disability research in the UK since its emergence in 1992. Drawing on personal experience in the field, the authorExpand
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Exploring Disability: A Sociological Introduction
1. Introduction. 2. Understanding Disability. What a difference a decade makes! Developing a sociological imagination. Comparative and historical perspectives. A tale of two models. SociologicalExpand
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The New Politics of Disablement
Introduction PART I: CONCEPTS AND ORIGINS The Importance of Definitions in the Disablility Debate The Origins of Disability Studies The Rise of Disabling Capitalism PART II: REPRESENTATIONS ANDExpand
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Disabled People in Britain and Discrimination : A Case for Anti-Discrimination Legislation
History of discrimination and disabled people education employment the disability benefits system the health and social support services housing, transport and the built environment leisure, socialExpand
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‘Emancipatory disability research’: project or process?
The early 199Os witnessed the emergence of a radical new approach to researching disablement known as ‘emancipatory disability research’. This paper provides a broad-based overview of the coreExpand
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Disability, work, and welfare
This article engages with debates relating to social policy and disabled people’s exclusion from the British labour market. Drawing on recent developments from within the disabled people’s movement,Expand
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Disabled people and social policy from exclusion to inclusion
Foreword. Acknowledgements. Introduction. PART ONE: From Exclusion to Inclusion? 1. The Times are Changing for the Welfare State 2. Who are Disabled People? 3. Disability in History and Culture 4.Expand
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A working social model? Disability, work and disability politics in the 21st century
Following recent developments in the theoretical and general understanding of disability and social policy, this article addresses the complex and changing relationship between the ‘social model ofExpand
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Disability and the Myth of the Independent Researcher
At a recent seminar on the relationship between medical sociology and disability theory I was struck by the response from some non-disabled and disabled academics to a call from a disabled delegateExpand
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