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References and further reading


Barnes, C. (1992) Disabling Imagery and the Media. The British Council of Organisations of Disabled People, Ryburn Publishing, Halifax, UK.

Barnes, C., Mercer, G. and Shakespeare, T. (1999) Exploring Disability: A Sociological Introduction. Blackwell, Oxford.

Department of Health and Social Security (1979) Report of the Committee of Enquiry into mental handicap Nursing and care (Report of committee chaired by Mrs. Peggy Jay). HMSO, London.

Hurst, A. & McCarthy, D. (2001) A Briefing on Assessing Disabled Students. Learning and Teaching Subject Network Generic Centre, York.

Oliver, M. (1990) The Politics of Disablement. Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Martin, J., Meltzer, H. and Elliot, D. (1998) OPCS Surveys of Disability in Great Britain: Report 1 - The Prevalence of Disability Amongst Adults. HMSO, London.

Warnock, M. (1978) Report of the Committee of Enquiry in to the Education of Handicapped Children and Young People. HMSO, London.

Wood, P. (1980) International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (ICIDH), World Health Organisation, Geneva.

Further reading

DfES (2002) Bridging the Gap: A Guide to the Disabled Students Allowances (DSAs) in Higher Education in 2002/2003. DfES, London.

Karpf, A (1988) Doctoring the Media: The Reporting of Health and Medicine. Routledge, London.

Melling, J & Forsythe, B. (1999) Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914 - A Social History of Madness in Comparative Perspective. Routledge, London.

Pointon, A. & Davies, C. (eds.)(1997) Framed: Interrogating Disability in the Media. British Film Industry Publishing, London.

Potts, M. & Fido, R. (1991) 'A Fit Person to be Removed' - Personal Accounts of Life in a Mental Deficiency Institution. Northcote House Publishing, Plymouth.

Wolfendale, S & Corbett, J. (eds.)(1996) Opening Doors - Learning Support in Higher Education. Cassell, London.

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