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Towards Enabling Geographies

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Towards Enabling Geographies

`Disabled' Bodies and Minds in Society and Space

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Towards Enabling Geographies by Edward Hall
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Over the past 15 years, geography has made many significant contributions to our understanding of disabled people's identities, lives, and place in society and space. 'Towards Enabling Geographies' brings together leading scholars to showcase the 'second wave' of geographical studies concerned with disability and embodied differences. This area has broadened and challenged conventional boundaries of 'disability', expanding the kinds of embodied differences considered, while continuing to grapple with important challenges such as policy relevance and the use of more inclusionary research approaches. This book demonstrates the value of a spatial conceptualization of disability and disablement to a broader social science audience, whilst examining how this conceptualization can be further developed and refined.

Author Biography

Vera Chouinard, Professor, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Canada, Dr. Edward Hall, Geography, School of Social and Environmental Sciences, University of Dundee, UK and Robert Wilton, McMaster University, Canada. Vera Chouinard, Edward Hall, Robert Wilton, Rob Imrie, Valorie A Crooks, Joyce Davidson, Hester Parr, Tracey Skelton, Gill Valentine, Andrew Power, Deborah Metzel, Louise Holt, Claire Edwards, Robert J. Kruse II, Robyn Longhurst, Janine L. Wiles, Ruth E.S. Allen, Joanne Maddern, Emma Stewart, Isabel Dyck.
Release date Australia
April 28th, 2010
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Edited by Vera Chouinard
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Pages
286
ISBN-13
9780754675617
Product ID
4115334

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