ISBN-10:
0415179084
ISBN-13:
9780415179089
Pub. Date:
12/22/1998
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Geographies of Disability / Edition 1

Geographies of Disability / Edition 1

by Brendan GleesonBrendan Gleeson
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Overview

This book explains how space, place and mobility have shaped the experiences of disabled people both in the past and in contemporary societies. The key features of this insightful study include:
* a critical appraisal of theories of disability and a new disability model
* case studies to explore how the transition to capitalism disadvantaged disabled people
* an exploration of the Western city and the policies of community care and accessibility regulation.

Brendan Gleeson presents an important contribution to the major policy debates on disability in Western societies and offers new considerations for the broader debates on embodiment and space within Geography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415179089
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/1998
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Brendan Gleeson is a Research Fellow at the Urban Research Program, Australian National University

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