Encyclopedia of Disability

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Gary L Albrecht
SAGE Publications, Oct 7, 2005 - Medical - 2936 pages
SAGE Reference is proud to announce the five-volume Encyclopedia of Disability. This encyclopedia represents the first attempt to bring an authoritative reference resource to the many faces of disability. More than 500 world-renowned scholars have written over 1,000 entries —in a clear, accessible style—with the desire to bring all students, researchers, and interested readers closer to the daily experience of disability. Volumes 1 - 4 cover disability A to Z, including a reader's guide, comprehensive bibliography, and index. Volume 5 contains a wealth of primary source documents in the field of disability.

The Encyclopedia of Disability is a must-have reference for all academic libraries, large public libraries, and any social science, medical, legal, or governmental reference collections. Non-governmental organizations, charitable foundations, and law firms will also want to add this set to their collections.
 

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Contents

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Bibliography
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Index
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Volume V Primary Sources
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Toward a History of Disability in Primary Sources
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Volume II EI
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Volume III JR
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P
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Q
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R
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Origins of Disability
1
SumeriaMesopotamia
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South Asia
14
East Asia
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Africa
30
PreColumbian Americas
35
Norse Culture
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Greece
44
Rome
65
Hebrew ScripturesOld Testament
84
Apocrypha
94
Christian ScripturesNew Testament
95
The Middle Ages
113
Modernity and Normalization
145
15001800
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18001945
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Culture and Resistance
419
Culture and Resistance 1946Present
421
Chronology
92
Searching for and Evaluating Websites
120
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Gary L. Albrecht is a Fellow of the Royal Belgian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Extraordinary Guest Professor of Social Sciences, University of Leuven, Belgium and Professor Emeritus of Public Health and of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After receiving his Ph.D. from Emory University, he has served on the faculties of Emory University in Sociology and Psychiatry, Northwestern University in Sociology, Rehabilitation Medicine and the Kellogg School of Management and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in the School of Public Health and in the Department of Disability and Human Development. Since retiring from the UIC in 2005, he divides his time between Europe and the United States. He works in Boulder, Colorado and Brussels, Belgium. He was recently a Scholar in Residence at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (MSH) in Paris, a visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, the University of Oxford and a Fellow in Residence at the Royal Flemish Academy of Science and Arts, Brussels

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