[EDEQUITY Disability]Women and Disability:A bibliography

From: Karen Blackford (FCTY7310@RYERSON.CA)
Date: Thu Aug 22 2002 - 17:17:53 EDT



During the past few years there has been an increased interest in the topic
of women and disabilities, particularly from a feminist point of view. The
bibliography below is offered as a starting point for those interested in
learning more about this area.

Asch, A., & Fine, M. (Eds.) (1988), Women with disabilities:
Essays in psychology, culture and politics. Philadelphia: Temple
University Press.

Asreal, Wilma. (1982) An approach to motherhood for disabled
women. Rehabilitation Literature, 43 (7-8).

Atkins, Bobbie. (1982) Vocational rehabilitation counselling for
women. Rehabilitation Literature, 43 (7-8).

Becker, Elle Friedman. (1978) Female sexuality following spinal
cord injury.Bloomington, Ill.: Accent Special Publications.

Bowe, Frank. (1984) Disabled women in America: a statistical
report drawn from Census Bureau data. Washington, DC.:
President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.

Boylan, Esther. (1991) Women and disability. London: Zed Books.

Browne, Susan, Connors, Debra, & Stern, Nanci. (Eds.) (1985) With
the Power of each Breath. Pittsburgh: Cleis Press.

Building community: a manual exploring issues of women and
disability. New York: Educational Equity Concepts, 1984.

Campling, Jo. (1979) Better Lives for Disabled Women. London:

Campling, Jo. (1981) Images of ourselves: women with disabilities
talking. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Croxon John, Mary. (1988) The Vocational Rehabilitation of
Disabled Women in the European Community. Report to the
Commission of the European Community.

D'Aubin, April. (1987) Disabled women's issues: a COPOH
discussion paper. Winnipeg: Coalition of Provincial Organizations
of the Handicapped.

D'Aubin, April. (1988) Organizing back home. Winnipeg: Coalition
of Provincial Organizations of the Handicapped.

Daily, A.L.T. (1979) Physically handicapped women. Counselling
Psychologist, 8.

Deegan, M.J., and Brooks, N.A. (Eds.) (1985), Women and
disability: The double Handicap. New Brunswick, New Jersey:
Transaction Books.

Deegan, Mary Jo. (1987) Physically disabled women and new
directions in public policy, 1977-1987. Monticello, Ill.: Vance

Duffy, Yvonne. (1981) All things are possible. Ann Arbor, Mich.:
A.J. Gavin.

Gajerski-Cauley, Anne. (1989) Women, development and disability.
2nd ed. Winnipeg: Coalition of Provincial Organizations of the

Hanson, Marie. (1985) Living outside inside, a disabled woman's
experience : towards a social and political perspective.
Berkeley, Calif.: Canterbury Press.

Harvey, Edward B. and Tepperman, Lorne. (1990) Selected
socio-economic consequences of disability for women in Canada.
Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

Hillyer Davis, B. (1984) Women, disability and feminism: notes
towards a new theory. Frontiers, 8 (1).

International Rehabilitation Review. (1985) Special issue on
'Women and Disability: an overview of developments', Second

Landis, Carney and Bolles, M. Marjorie. (1980) Personality and
sexuality of the physically handicapped woman. New York: Arno

Lonsdale, Susan. (1990). Women and Disability. Hampshire,
England: Macmillan.

Matthews, Gwyneth Ferguson. (1983) Voices from the shadows: women
with disabilities speak out. Toronto: Women's Educational Press.

Mudrick, N. (1983) Disabled women. Society, 20 (3).

Pearpoint, Jack. (1991) From behind the piano: the building of
Judith Snow's unique circle of friends. Toronto: Inclusion Press.

Perlman, L. and Arneson, K. (1982) Women and rehabilitation of
disabled persons: a report of the Sixth Mary E. Switzer Memorial
Seminar, May 1982. Alexandria, VA: National Rehabilitation

Phillips, Betty. (1990) Beyond my shattered dreams story.
Distributed by Betty Boudreau, Charlo, N.B.

Rousso, Harilyn, O'Malley, Susan, and Severance, Mary. (1988)
Disabled, female, and proud! stories of ten women with
disabilities. Boston: Exceptional Parent Press.

Safilios-Rothchild, Constantina. (1977) Discrimination against
disabled women. International Rehabilitation Review, 2(4).

Saxton, Marsha and Howe, Florence. (Eds.) (1987) With wings: an
anthology of literature by and about women with disabilities. New
York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York.

Shaul, S., Bogle, J.E., Norman, A. and Hale-Harbaugh, J. (1978)
Toward intimacy: family planning and sexuality concerns of
physically disabled women. New York: Human Sciences Press.

Stace, Sheila. (1986) Vocational rehabilitation for women with
disabilities. Geneva: International Labour Office.

Thurman, K.S., (Ed.) (1985), Children of Handicapped Parents
Orlando, Florida: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Vash, Caroline. (1982) Employment issues for women with
disabilities. Rehabilitation Literature, 43 (7-8).

Venables, Katie. (1978) Within reach: providing family planning
services to physically disabled women. New York: Human Sciences

Wheeler, Kelly and Wirszilas, Gem. (1991) Visions of flight: a
journey of positive thought by and about women with disabilities.
Surrey, BC: K. Wheeler/Trabarni Productions.

Women and disabilities Conference: report on proceedings. Thunder
Bay: Ontario March of Dimes, 1985.

Women & disabilities: report on community workshops. Thunder Bay:
Ontario March of Dimes, 1986.

Women & disabilities: life in Northwestern Ontario. Thunder Bay:
Ontario March of Dimes, 1987.

Women and disability: the experience of physical disability among
women. St. Martin's Press: New York.

Note: Additions to this bibliography would be appreciated. Send
to Karen Blackford at address below.


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