Sexual Citizenship and Disability: Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory - Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (Hardback)Julia Bahner (author)
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What does 'sexual citizenship' mean in practice for people with mobility impairments
who may need professional support to engage in sexual activity?
The book explores this subject through empirical investigation based on
case studies conducted in four countries - Sweden, England, Australia and the
Netherlands - and develops the abstract notion of 'sexual citizenship' to make
it practically relevant to disabled people, professionals in disability services and
Through a cross-national approach, it demonstrates the variability of how
sexual rights are understood and their culturally specific nature. It also shows
how the personal is indeed political: states' different policy approaches change
the outcomes for disabled people in terms of support to explore and express their
By proposing a model of sexual facilitation that can be used in policy development,
to better cater to disabled service users' needs as well as furthering the
theoretical understanding of sexual rights and sexual citizenship, this book will
be of interest to professionals in disability services and policy-makers as well as
academics and students working in the following subject areas: Disability Studies,
Sociology, Social Policy, Sexuality Studies/Sexology, Social Work, Nursing,
Occupational Therapy and Public Health.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 620 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
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