Encyclopedia of Disability

Encyclopedia of Disability

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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 a€”in a clear, accessible stylea€”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.Dix believed that it was important to provide a place that focused specifically on assisting people with mental illness. ... Although Dorothea Dix was progressive in her views about psychiatric disability and specialized treatment for people withanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Disability
Author:Gary L Albrecht
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2005-10-07


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