Mind and Body Spaces

Mind and Body Spaces

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Mind and Body Spaces highlights new international research from Britain, USA, Canada and Australia, on bodily impairment, mental health and disabled peoples social worlds. The contributors discuss a variety of current issues including: * historical conceptions of the body and behaviour * contemporary political activism * matters of identity and employment * accessible housing * parenthood and child carers * psychiatric medication use * masculinity and sexuality * autobiography * social exclusion and inclusion. The contributors are: Hester Parr, Ruth Butler, Rob Imrie, Michael L. Dorn, Deborah Carter Park, John Radford, Brendan Gleeson, Isabel Dyck, Edward Hall, Pamela Moss, Gill Valentine, Christine Milligan, Flora Gathorne-Hardy, Jane Stables, Fiona Smith and Vera Chouinard.Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability Ruth Butler, Hester Parr ... In the colonial period and during the Revolutionary War, the consumption of alcobolic beverages was widespread and accepted. The common opinion amongst the population was that alcobol served an important function in the social order, anbsp;...

Title:Mind and Body Spaces
Author:Ruth Butler, Hester Parr
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-07-08


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