Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability - Critical Geographies (Hardback)
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Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability - Critical Geographies (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 26/08/1999
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Mind and Body Spaces highlights new international research from Britain, USA, Canada and Australia, on bodily impairment, mental health and disabled peoples social worlds. The contributors discuss a variety of current issues including:
* historical conceptions of the body and behaviour
* contemporary political activism
* matters of identity and employment
* accessible housing
* parenthood and child carers
* psychiatric medication use
* masculinity and sexuality
* autobiography
* social exclusion and inclusion.
The contributors are: Hester Parr, Ruth Butler, Rob Imrie, Michael L. Dorn, Deborah Carter Park, John Radford, Brendan Gleeson, Isabel Dyck, Edward Hall, Pamela Moss, Gill Valentine, Christine Milligan, Flora Gathorne-Hardy, Jane Stables, Fiona Smith and Vera Chouinard.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415179027
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Readers will benefit from exposure to the diverse range of substantive material gathered in this text, data which foregrounds a number of important social sites that demand further critical attention. The empirical work demonstrates the potential value of detailed spatial analyses in attempts to decode and to challenge 'normalized' and inequitable social orders.."
-- Sheila Dawn Gill, "Canadian Journal of Law and Society

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