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Disability and the Sociological Imagination
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Disability and the Sociological Imagination

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May 2022 | 408 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Disability and the Sociological Imagination is the first true undergraduate text for the relatively new and growing area of sociology of disability. Written by one of the field’s founders and leading researchers, it discusses the major theorists, research methods, and bodies of knowledge that represents sociology’s key contributions to our understanding of disability. Unlike other available texts, it examines the ways in which major social structures contribute to the production and reproduction of disability, and examines how race, class, gender, and sexual orientation shape the disability experience

 
Part 1 Building Blocks of the Sociology of Disability
 
Chapter 1 Introducing the Sociology of Disability and Theoretical Perspectives
 
Chapter 2 Researching Disability
 
Chapter 3 Social Constructions of Disability Through Time and Place: A Brief History
 
Part II The Complex Experience of Disability
 
Chapter 4 Ableism and Inequality
 
Chapter 5 Culture and Disability
 
Chapter 6 Disability Identity and Socialization
 
Chapter 7 Intersectionality: Gender, Sexuality, and Race
 
Part III Macro Social Structures and Disability
 
Chapter 8 Family through the Life Course
 
Chapter 9 Economy and Politics
 
Chapter 10 Health Care
 
Chapter 11 Education and Criminal Justice
 
Chapter 12 Social Movements and Social Change

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ISBN: 9781071818152
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