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A Constructive Theology of Intellectual Disability: Human Being as Mutuality and Response

Molly C. Haslam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823239405
eISBN:
9780823239443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239405.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book asks, on behalf of individuals with profound intellectual disabilities, what it means to be human. That question has traditionally been answered with an emphasis on an intellectual ... More


Including Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Kim Fong Poon-McBrayer and Philip McBrayer

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter principally focuses on Confucianism. It starts by reviewing Confucius’ fundamental perspectives on education and disabilities, and their influence in China and other Chinese societies. ... More


Sexual Ableism Exposed

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The introduction provides examples of persons with disabilities and their respective sexual encounters. The issues discussed should provoke discussion about what we think about intellectual ... More


Questions of Consent: Rethinking Competence and Sexual Abuse

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The strength of this chapter lies in an examination of pity and competence as thoroughly unhelpful constructs that perceive individuals who experience sexual abuse as deserving of pity and unable to ... More


Screening Sexuality: Media Representations of Intellectual Disability

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Characters with intellectual disabilities largely act as metaphors to facilitate unification of heterosexual family units. A character often symbolizes constructs of love, devotion, and family to ... More


Conclusion

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This concluding chapter reviews the philosophical ideas that support people's relationships with each other as citizens. It presents the argument that there is a need to move beyond an inward-looking ... More


Facilitating bereavement support for people with intellectual disabilities in England

Sue Read

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores action research involving people with intellectual disabilities (ID). It will describe the author's journey of discovery from conducting research on people with ID to working ... More


Pleasure Principles: From Harm Reduction to Diversity in Sex Education

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Sex education materials are prescriptive (or normalizing) in their sanctioned approach of sexuality for people with intellectual disabilities, even though individuals express their sexuality in ways ... More


Introduction: The Emergent Critical History of Intellectual Disability

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, and Tim Stainton

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Intellectual disability is an unstable concept, and its fundamental instability is magnified when we track its history and relation to other concepts. This introductory chapter explores some of the ... More


Reproductive Intrusions: The Fight against Forced Sterilization

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter investigates a recent court case in Illinois where a young adult woman with an intellectual disability petitioned the court to stop an involuntary sterilization procedure. The court ... More


Introduction: exploring a good life

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces people with intellectual disabilities and the concept of ‘a good life’, which is the central theme of this book. The first section details the experiences of the authors in ... More


A good life and people with intellectual disabilities

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at the implications of how a good life has been represented in Western societies for those with intellectual disabilities. It explores the ways in which people's views of a good ... More


People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Kelley Johnson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

What does it mean to live a good life? Why has it proved so difficult for people with intellectual disabilities to live one? What happens when we make a good life the centre of our consideration of ... More


Not Just an Able-Bodied Privilege: Toward an Ethics of Parenting

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores the ways in which reproductive capabilities of women with intellectual disabilities are understood and represented while remaining mindful of the discourses of control lodged at ... More


Exploring Esoteric and Exoteric Definitions of Disability: Inclusion, Segregation, and Kinship in a Special Olympics Group

Olivia Caldeira

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Folklorist William Hugh Jansen’s (1959) classic work on esoteric and exoteric folklore has frequently been used to understand how groups identify themselves and others, but this classification ... More


People with intellectual disabilities (visually) reimagine care

Ann Fudge Schormans

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The practice of care–who is cared for, how, and by whom, typically reflects societal values and the (de)valuation of particular groups of people. For many disabled persons, care is an oppressive ... More


Sex Can Wait, Masturbate: The Politics of Masturbation Training

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

I explore a long history of masturbation training in the field of intellectual disability as one of the ways that individuals are taught to be sexual, effectively making expressions of sexuality a ... More


Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Jan Walmsley and Simon Jarrett (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book provides a transnational perspective on intellectual disability in the twentieth century with contributions from distinguished authors in 14 countries across 5 continents. Each chapter ... More


Intellectual disability in twentieth-century Ghana

Jane Abraham and Auberon Jaleel Odoom

in Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter recounts, for the first time, the twentieth-century history of intellectual disability in Ghana. the first sub-Saharan British colony to achieve independence in 1957. It outlines the ... More


The Challenges of Social Inclusion for Young People with Intellectual Disabilities: Listening to Their Voices in Research

Maria Pallisera and Judit Fullana

in Working with Young People: A Social Pedagogy Perspective from Europe and Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190937768
eISBN:
9780190937799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937768.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Despite the progress that has been made regarding their rights, people with intellectual disabilities still experience many difficulties with regard to social inclusion. This chapter analyzes the ... More


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