About the authors
Alan Roulstone (left) is professor of applied social science (disability policy) at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK. He is also an Honorary Professor at Swansea University, Wales, UK. Alan has written widely on disability policy on a range of issues around employment, worklessness, welfare discourses, independent living, assistive technologies and disability law.
Simon Prideaux (right) is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Crime at the University of Leeds, he has written widely on social policy and has a growing profile within disability studies. His interests take in comparative access policy, welfare discourses, conditionality and political ideologies.