Barnes, C. and Mercer, G. (2003). Disability. London: Polity
Goodley, D. 2011. Disability Studies: an interdisciplinary introduction. London: Sage.
Morris, J. (1991). Pride Against Prejudice. London: The Women’s Press
Camilleri, J.M (1998): ‘Disability: a personal odyssey’. Disability & Society, Vol. 14, No. 6, 1999, pp. 845-853.
Camilleri, Joseph M. & Callus, Anne-Marie (2001): ‘OUT OF THE CELLARS - Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change: The Maltese Experience’. In Barton, Len (2001): Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change. David Fulton Publishers. London. UK. Chapter 7. Pp: 79 - 92.
Watson N., Roulstone A, & Thomas C. (Eds.)(2012). Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies. London:Routledge.
Bolt, D. (2014) Changing Social Attitudes Towards Disability: perspectives from historical, cultural, and educational studies.
Cameron, C. (2014) Disability Studies: a student’s guide.
Camilleri, J.M. & Callus, A.M. (2001).‘Out of the Cellars - disability, politics and the struggle for change: the Maltese experience’. In Barton, Len (2001): Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change. David Fulton Publishers. London. UK.
Most of the above are available at the University of Malta library and also at the Wenzu Dalli Resource Centre, Office of the Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disability, Istituto Vincenzo Bugeia, Triq Braille, Sta. Venera Tel : 22788555
Disabled characters in film are often used to function either as plot devices or are portrayed in stereotyped ways. However, there are also a few films which provide sensitive and realistic portrayals of disabled persons. Here are some of them:
The Disability Movies website is a useful resource about the good, the bad and the ugly of the representation of disabled people in film.
Autobiographies - From Blindman to Ironman Haseeb Ahmad. 2017.
- Joe, the Only Boy in the World Michael Blastland. 2006
- Riding the Bus with My Sister Rachel Simon. 2002.
- The Still Point of the Turning World Emily Rapp Black. 2014.
Novels - Good Kings Bad Kings. Susan Nussbaum. 2013
- Someone to Watch Over Me. Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. 2015.
- The Quality of Silence. Rosamund Lupton. 2015.
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Mark Hatton. 2003.
The Centre for Disability Research at Lancaster University organizes a biennial Disability Studies Conference. Abstracts, presentations and papers from previous conferences can be obtained from the CeDR website.
The Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa publishes the Review of Disability Studies, an open-access online journal. It also holds an annual Pacific Rim conference on disability.