Factors in Studying Employment for Persons with Disability: How the Picture Can Change (Research in Social Science and Disability #10) (Hardcover)

This collection examines less frequently anaylzed aspects of employment for persons with disabilities, offering a variety of approaches to the conceptualization of work, and how it differs across cultures, organizations, and types of disability.
Barbara M. Altman, PhD, is a sociologist and consultant at the National Center for Health Statistics, USA, where she was previously Special Assistant on Disability Statistics to the office of the Director. She previously held roles at the Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, USA and served on the Washington Group, working under the auspices of the United Nations to develop culturally compatible measures of disability for international use. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on disability and in 2014 was recipient of the ASA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Disability.
Product Details ISBN: 9781787146068
ISBN-10: 1787146065
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Publication Date: September 17th, 2017
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Research in Social Science and Disability