PUBLICATIONS M. MILES
MAIN PRINT & WEB PUBLICATIONS & WORKING MATERIALS
(1996 - 2011) - M. MILES
Blind and Sighted Pioneer Teachers in 19th Century China and India [Revised and extended version.] www.independentliving.org/
Psychology in Developing Societies - Social and educational responses to 'mental retardation' in Pakistan and South Asia: historical and modern reflections.
- The Chuas of Shah Daulah at Gujrat, Pakistan
Evidence, historical background and development, with bibliography 1839 2009.
- Deaf People, Sign Language & Communication, in Ottoman & Modern Turkey
Observations and excerpts from 1300 to 2008, from sources in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin and Turkish, with introduction and some annotation.
- Disability & Deafness In the Middle East
A Bibliography: comprising materials with technical, cultural and historical relevance to child and adult impairments, disabilities and deafness, incapacity, mental disorders, special needs, social and educational responses and rehabilitation; partly annotated. Revised and updated version, June 2008.
- Hittite Deaf Men in the 13th century BC
Introductory notes with annotated bibliography.
and .pdf Sourds Hittites au XIIIe siècle av. J.-C.
http://cis.gouv.fr/spip.php?article3794 [French version]
- Glimpses of Disability in the Literature and Cultures of East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East & Africa
A modern and historical bibliography, briefly annotated.
and .pdf "Religion & Spirituality". In: J Stone & M Blouin (eds)  International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation [open online, University of Rennes; with SUNY at Buffalo, CIRRIE]
- Islam, Disability & Deafness
A modern and historical bibliography, with annotation.
- Disability and Deafness in East Asia: Social and Educational Responses, From Antiquity to Recent Times
A bibliography of European language materials with introduction and some annotation. Revised version 4.0, August 2007.
- Disability and Deafness, in the context of Religion, Spirituality and Belief, in Middle Eastern, South Asian and East Asian Cultures and Histories
annotated bibliography of selected material, mostly in English and French.
- Parents of Deaf Afghan Children On The Air
- International Strategies for Disability related Work in Developing Countries
Historical and critical reflections. (Revised).
- Children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in Africa
Can medical, family and community resources improve the life chances?<
- Signs of Development in Deaf South & South West Asia
Histories, cultural identities, resistance to cultural imperialism. (Revised).
- Disability & Deafness in North East Africa: Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia
Introduction and bibliography, mainly non medical, with historical material and some annotation.
- Social Responses to Disability & Poverty in Economically Weaker Countries
Research, trends, critique, and lessons usually not learnt. Annotated bibliography of modern and historical material.
- Segregated We Stand? The mutilated Greeks' debate at Persepolis, 330 BC. [Revised]
- Deaf People Living and Communicating in African Histories, 960s 1960s. [Revised]
- Martin Luther and Childhood Disability in 16th century Germany What did he write? What did he say? [Revised]
- Lathyrus Lathyrism Newsletter 4
Resilience of South Asian disabling conditions: a glimpse of lathyrism among comparative histories.
- Disability & Social Responses in Afghanistan & Pakistan:
Introduction & bibliography, mainly non medical, with historical material and some annotation.
- CBR in Africa Between Evidence and Ideology
- Book Review: Fork in Dog Leaves Dork in Fog
- Indian J. Leprosy (2003) 75 (2) 153 167. Knowledge and management of disabling conditions in South Asian histories
Implications for leprosy futures. [Revised as: "Disabling conditions in South Asia: the hidden factors, with implications for leprosy."]
- Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation J. (2003) 14 (1) 86 98
CBR works best the way local people see it and build it.
- Disability & Social Responses in some Southern African Nations:
Angola, Botswana, Burundi, D.R. Congo (ex Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique,
Namibia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. A bibliography, with introduction and some historical items.
- French experts’ cool gaze at WHO’s new disability classification.
- Third World Quarterly (2002) 23 (5) 945 959
Formal and informal disability resources for Afghan reconstruction. [Reprinted with revision: Zeits. Behinderung und Dritte Welt (2003) 14/1: 16 26.]
- J. Religion, Disability & Health (2002) 6 (2/3) 77-88
Some historical texts on disability in the classical Muslim world.
- Community and individual responses to disablement in South Asian histories
Old traditions, new myths? Selected Readings in Community Based Rehabilitation, 1 16. Bangalore: Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal
- Paedagogica Historica 37 (2) 291-315
Including disabled children in Indian schools, 1790s - 1890s: innovations of educational approach and technique.
- Disability & Society 16 (1) 143-160
Studying responses to disability in South Asian history: approaches personal, prakrital and pragmatical.
- Home Visiting with Mama Kitenge:
Community based rehabilitation fieldworker, Tanzania.
- Disability in the Afghan school.
- The Blind Afghan Child. (Updated extract from radio scripts first produced in 1986)
- Deaf Kids Sign on For School in Tanzania.
- From the CBR front line in Tanzania:
Chances for children of rural Moshi.
- ICIDH Meets Postmodernism, or "Incredulity toward Meta Terminology"
- Deafness and Blindness, Disability and Inclusion, in West African tradition and modernity
Review of materials.
- Disability & Society 15 (4) 603-618
Disability on a different model: glimpses of an Asian heritage. [revised (2002) in J. Religion, Disability & Health 6 (2/3) 89-108.]
Excerpt: 'Blind people handling their own fate'
- Disability & Society 15 (1) 115-134
Signing in the Seraglio: mutes, dwarfs & jestures at the Ottoman court 1500 1700.
- Enabling the disability NGOs? Centralisation versus competition in Pakistan and Bangladesh
In: J Vartola, F Hossain, TN Dhakal & M Ulvila (eds) (2000) Development NGOs Facing the 21st Century. Perspectives from South Asia, 149 164. Kathmandu: Institute of Human Development.
- Sign, Gesture & Deafness in South Asian & South West Asian Histories
a bibliography with annotation & excerpts from India; also from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma / Myanmar, Iraq, Nepal, Pakistan, Persia / Iran, & Sri Lanka. University of Hamburg, Institute of Sign Language website.
- High level baloney for Third World disability.
- Blindness in South & East Asia: using history to inform development.
In: B Holzer, A Vreede & G Weigt (eds) (1999) Disability in Different Cultures. Reflections on local concepts, 88 101. Bielefeld: Transcript verlag.
- Rights and disabilities in educational provision in Pakistan and Bangladesh
roots, rhetoric, reality. In: F Armstrong & L Barton (eds) (1999) Disability, Human Rights and Education: cross cultural perspectives, 67 86. Buckingham: Open University Press. (M Miles & F Hossain).
- E Stone (ed) (1999) Disability & Development, 228 256. Leeds: Disability Press
Can formal disability services be developed with South Asian historical and conceptual foundations?