Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours*
Free Delivery to UK Shops
Free UK Standard Delivery On all orders £20 and over Free Delivery to UK Shops Local shops and expert booksellers nationwide Free Click & Collect to UK shops From 2 hours of your order*
Stuttering Meets Sterotype, Stigma, and Discrimination: An Overview of Attitude Research - WVU Books (Hardback)
  • Stuttering Meets Sterotype, Stigma, and Discrimination: An Overview of Attitude Research - WVU Books (Hardback)
zoom

Stuttering Meets Sterotype, Stigma, and Discrimination: An Overview of Attitude Research - WVU Books (Hardback)

(author), (foreword)
£112.00
Hardback 421 Pages / Published: 30/03/2015
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
More than a century of research has sought to identify the causes of stuttering, describe its nature, and enhance its clinical treatment. By contrast, studies directly focused upon public and professional attitudes toward stuttering began in the 1970s. Recent work has taken this research to new levels, including the development of standard attitude measures; ad dressing the widely reported phenomena of teasing, bullying, and discrimination against people who stutter; and attempting to change public opinion toward stuttering to more accepting and sensitive levels.

Stuttering Meets Stereotype, Stigma, and Discrimination: An Overview of Attitude Research is the only reference work to date devoted entirely to the topic of stuttering attitudes. It features comprehensive review chapters by St. Louis, Boyle and Blood, Gabel, Langevin, and Abdalla; an annotated bibliography by Hughes; and experimental studies by other seasoned and new researchers. The book leads the reader through a maze of research efforts, emerging with a clear understanding of the important issues involved and ideas of where to go next. Importantly, the evidence base for stuttering attitude research extends beyond research in this fluency disorder to such areas as mental illness, obesity, and race. Thus, although of interest primarily to those who work, interact, or oth erwise deal with stuttering, the book has potential for increasing under standing, ameliorating negative attitudes, and informing research on any of a host of other stigmatized conditions.

Publisher: West Virginia University Press
ISBN: 9781940425368
Number of pages: 421
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm

You may also be interested in...

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.