Abstract

Discover the compelling realities faced by disabled individuals in "The Routledge Companion to Disability and Work." Despite persistent stereotypes that suggest they are less capable than non-disabled people, disabled individuals demonstrate remarkable resilience and dedication. This book, inspired by the sunflower symbol for invisible disabilities, brings to light the often unseen efforts they make to combat ableism and thrive in their everyday lives.
Dive into stories of employment, entrepreneurship, self-advocacy, activism, well-being management and many more. Learn how disabled individuals mobilize support, build relationships, and foster inclusive environments. Authored by experts, many of whom have personal experiences with disability, this Companion highlights the diverse work done by disabled people and their allies to create a more inclusive future and secure meaningful employment.
With research from around the globe, "The Routledge Companion to Disability and Work" broadens our understanding of the invisible challenges and triumphs within the disability community. Celebrate disability pride and joy while gaining insights into the ongoing efforts to navigate everyday biases and make the world a more inclusive place.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 30 Jun 2024

Keywords

  • disability
  • disabled people
  • work
  • entrepreneurship
  • disability work
  • ableism
  • disables

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