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Author Hogan, Anthony, author.

Title Hearing impairment and hearing disability : towards a paradigm change in hearing services / edited by Anthony Hogan and Rebecca Phillips
Published Farnham : Ashgate, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (168 pages)
Series Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
Interdisciplinary disability studies.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Hearing as a Social Issue; 2 Stigma and its Consequences for Social Identity ; 3 The Emergence of the Social Perspective in Hearing Services; 4 The Need for Paradigm Change; 5 Engaging in Change at a Personal Level -- the Importance of Learning to be Affected; 6 Societal Change: Towards a More Comprehensive Re-structuring of Hearing Services; References; Appendix; Index; Series Information
Summary The purpose of this book is to challenge people (service providers, people with a hearing disability and those who advocate for them) to reconsider the way western society thinks about hearing disability and the way it seeks to 'include them'. It highlights the concern that the design of hearing services is so historically marinated in ableist culture that service users often do not realise they may be participating in their own oppression within a phono-centric society. With stigma and marginalisation being the two most critical issues impacting on people with hearing disability, Hogan and
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Subject Hearing Disorders -- psychology.
Persons With Hearing Impairments -- psychology.
Correction of Hearing Impairment -- psychology.
Health Services for Persons with Disabilities.
Deaf -- Services for.
Deaf -- Social conditions
Hearing impaired -- Services for.
Hearing impaired -- Social conditions
Sociology of disability.
Deaf -- Services for.
Deaf -- Social conditions.
Hearing impaired -- Services for.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Sociology of disability.
Form Electronic book
Author Hogan, Anthony, editor.
Phillips, Rebecca, editor.
Sherry, Mark, Dr
ISBN 1472453212