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Disability and Technology : An Interdisciplinary and International Approach /

This book brings together formally disparate literatures and debates on disability and technology in a way that captures the complex interplay between the two. Drawing on disability studies, technology studies and clinical studies, the book argues that interdisciplinary insights together provide a m...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Roulstone, Alan. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Online Book
Published: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Disability and Technology in Context
  • Chapter 1. Between Bodies, Artefacts and Theories: Theorising Disability, Theorising Technology
  • Chapter 2. I Am Not Sure We've Been Introduced? Disability Meets Technology
  • Part II. Understanding Disability, Understanding Technology
  • Chapter 3. Employing Technology to Good Effect: Technology, Disability and the 'Palace'
  • Chapter 4. Disability, Ageing and Technology: They Think That By Throwing a Pendant Alarm at You It Equals Independence
  • Chapter 5. The Wheelchair: Enabled or Disabled? Houston, We've Had a Problem
  • Chapter 6. To Augment or Not Augment? That is the Question: From Cochlear Implants to Exoskeletons
  • Final Reflection.