Mike Oliver (disability advocate)

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Mike Oliver is a British academic, author, and disability rights activist. He is Emeritus Professor of Disability Studies at the University of Greenwich. Much of his work has centered on advocating the social model of disability.

His main publications include:

  • Oliver, M. (1990). The Politics of Disablement. London: Macmillan.
  • Oliver, M. (Ed.). (1991). Social Work, Disabled People and Disabling Environments. London: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Oliver, M. (1996). Understanding Disability, from Theory to Practice. London: Macmillan.
  • Oliver, M., Barnes, C. (2012). The New Politics of Disablement. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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