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Female Forms: Experiencing and Understanding Disability
Part 1 Defining disability: defining disability - the social model defining disability - a definitional riddle disability and the social self. Part 2 Female forms: disability and feministExpand
How is disability understood? An examination of sociological approaches
This paper considers sociological understandings of what constitutes disability. Current meanings of disability in both disability studies and medical sociology are examined and compared, usingExpand
Sociologies of Disability and Illness: Contested Ideas in Disability Studies and Medical Sociology
Sociologies of disability and illness : contested ideas in disability studies and medical sociology , Sociologies of disability and illness : contested ideas in disability studies and medicalExpand
The baby and the bath water: disabled women and motherhood in social context.
The aim of this paper is to explore key dimensions of the reproductive experiences of disabled women who are, or who are thinking about becoming, mothers. The paper reports a qualitative study whichExpand
De-Constructing Concepts of Care
`Care' has been the focus of much sociological and policy related research in the last decade. However, a review of this research literature reveals that the concept of `care' is not uniformlyExpand
A proper place to live: health inequalities, agency and the normative dimensions of space.
This paper explores the links between lay knowledge, place and health related social action (or agency) at the individual and collective level. It is based on an analysis of in-depth interviews andExpand
Narrative identity and the disabled self.