Table of contents for Disability and the life course : global perspectives / edited by Mark Priestley.


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Part I. Concepts: 1. Introduction: the global context of disability Mark Priestley
2. Repositioning disability and the life course: a social claiming perspective Sarah Irwin
3. Marginalisation and disability: experiences from the Third World Anita Ghai
4. Where do we draw the line?: surviving eugenics in a technological world Gregor Wolbring
5. A complicated struggle: disability, survival and social change in the majority world Emma Stone
Part II. Methods and Stories: 6. Life event histories and the US independent living moment Devva Kasnitz
7. A journey of discovery Swapna McNeil
8. Using life story narratives to understand disability and identity in South Africa Ruth Morgan
9. Social change and self empowerment: stories of disabled people in Russia Elena Iarskia-Smirnova
10. Lifting the Iron Curtain Kaido Kikkas
11. Revisiting deaf transitions Mairian Corker
12. The hidden injuries of 'a slight limp' Devorah Kalekin-Fishman
Part III. The Politics of Transition: 13. Disabled children: an emergency submerged Sue Philpott and Washeila Sait
14. Failing to make the transition? Theorising the 'transition to adulthood' for young disabled people Kay Tisdall
15. Breaking my head in the prime of my life: acquired disability in young adulthood Allison Rowlands
16. Work and adulthood: economic survival in the majority world Majid Turmusani
17. The possibility of choice: women with intellectual disabilities talk about having children Kelley Johnson, Rannveig Traustadóttir, Lyn Harrison, Lynne Hillier and Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir
18. Ageing with disability in Japan Miho Iwakuma
19. Ageing with intellectual disabilities
discovering disability with old age: same or different? Nancy Breitenbach
20. Epilogue Mark Priestley.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Handicapped, Handicapped Social conditions, Handicapped Cross-cultural studies