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Welfare Reform on the Web (April 2003): Services for the Disabled - UK

CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN A DISABLING SOCIETY

J Swain, S French and C Cameron

Buckingham: Open University Press, 2003.

Written to raise questions and to stimulate debate, this book covers a range of specific and substantive issues within disability studies. It explores the foundations of disability studies; their values and ideologies; policy, provision and practice; and looks at the impact of globalization on disabled people.

THE VIEWS AND EXPERIENCES OF DISABLED CHILDREN AND THEIR SIBLINGS: A POSITIVE OUTLOOK

C. Connors and K. Stalker

London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002.

This book looks in detail at the effects of disability on disabled children from the disabled child's perspective in Britain. It considers: disabled children's understanding of disability; how they negotiate the experiences of disability in their everyday lives; their relationships with professionals and their knowledge of service provision; and at siblings perceptions of the effects on them of having a disabled brother or sister.

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