The social psychology of disability /

"The book's overarching message is an important one: The experience of most people with disabilities is not what nondisabled persons anticipate--contrary to the latter's beliefs and expectations, the former can lead full and normal lives. Thus, The Social Psychology of Disability is d...

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Main Author: Dunn, Dana.
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Series: Academy of Rehabilitation Psychology series.
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Format: Printed Book Book Nonfiction
Summary: "The book's overarching message is an important one: The experience of most people with disabilities is not what nondisabled persons anticipate--contrary to the latter's beliefs and expectations, the former can lead full and normal lives. Thus, The Social Psychology of Disability is designed to counter stereotypical or biased perspectives aimed at an often overlooked minority group." -- From the publisher's description.
Physical Description: pages cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780199985692
0199985693
Author Notes: Dana S. Dunn, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean for Special Projects at Moravian College. A social psychologist by training, his scholarship examines teaching, learning, and liberal education as well as the social psychology of disability. He received the Charles L. Brewer Award for Distinguished Teaching of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation in 2013.