1. Understanding Disability 2. Disability Across Time and Place 3. A Life Worth Living 4. Disabling Barriers 5. Services to Support and Include 6. A Matter of Life and Death 7. Advocacy and Resistance 8. Glossary
Tom Shakespeare is professor of disability research at Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia. A sociologist by training, he has also contributed to debates in bioethics and cultural representation. He currently teaches medical students, social work students and others about working with disabled people. He researches independent living, mental health recovery and rehabilitation. He has been involved in the disability rights movement since 1986.