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Families Raising Disabled Children: Enabling Care and Social Justice

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Janice McLaughlinORCiD, Dr Emma Clavering


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Drawing upon qualitative material from parents and professionals, including ethnography, narrative inquiry, interviews and focus groups, this book brings together feminist and critical disability studies theories to make sense of parental identities, the making and unmaking of disabled children, professional and institutional practices, community practices, the impact of parents groups and the transformative potential and boundaries of care.

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Author(s): McLaughlin J, Goodley D, Clavering E, Fisher P

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Year: 2008

Number of Pages: 228

Publisher: Palgrave

Place Published: Basingstoke


Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9780230551459