Books tagged: disability rights

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A Life Without Limits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiography of Sir Bert Massie who was played a significant role as a disability rights activist and advocate. His extraordinary achievements were recognised by the award of an OBE, then a CBE and finally, in 2007, a knighthood. This is his remarkable and engaging story, completed by his wife Maureen and friends after his death in October 2017.
Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People
Price: Free! Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
16 essays by 17 disabled writers, activists and artists. This is crip wisdom for the people. Edited by Alice Wong, founder of the Disability Visibility Project, Resistance and Hope will transform the way you think about activism, leadership, and social justice.
I Hurt So Hard It Laughed: More or less the best of Duncan Cross, 2008 - 2015
You set the price! Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
From 2008 to 2015, Duncan Cross wrote 'the best-written patient blog' on the Internet. This collection presents most of his essays, grouped topically and lightly edited. Full of insight and emotion, I Hurt So Hard It Laughed gives readers a deep look into the struggles and triumphs of a person with chronic illness - in Cross's unique, razor-sharp voice.
Staff, a Necessary Evil
You set the price! Words: 4,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A continuation of the Author's thoughts on life, the world and having a disability.
A Guide to Common Sense: A Disabled Woman's Perspective
You set the price! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
A contination of the Author's thoughts on life, the world, and having a disability.
Normal is a Strange Word
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A contination of the Author's thoughts on life, the world and having a disability.
The Journey
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A series of essays, interviews and book exerpts written by or about a middle aged woman with a disabilitie. Hopefully the reader will get some insight into the world of the disabiled from a woman's perspective.
Social Security Basics and Hot Tips
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Disability, Nonfiction » Law » General law
The Social Security disability process can be long and frustrating. Learn useful and helpful Social Security “tips” to help you win your Social Security disability case.
Devoted: A Feminist Analysis of Disability Fetishism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013 by Outspoken Books. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Disabled women face double discrimination, and objectification by disability fetishists can tell us a lot about not just the sexualisation of women in mainstream society, but also what the attitudes of these "devotees" can tell us about societal stereotypes of disability.
Quiet in the Tornado: A Disability Primer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health
"Carrie Dearborn's no-holds-barred approach to talking about disability wrestles us to the ground from her wheelchair. Surprising, disarming, painful, funny - you'll go through every emotion and reach new understanding as you let go of pre-conceived notions about how to deal with disability, whether you are temporarily abled or not. -Meizhu Lui, Co-Author, The Color of Wealth