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Free inclusive design book offer for universities

From: Simeon Keates <lsk12@eng.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 18:29:34 +0100
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Countering design exclusion: an introduction to inclusive design
Written by: Simeon Keates and John Clarkson, University of Cambridge

To mark the publication of a new student course-book edition of the 
successful “Countering design exclusion: an introduction to inclusive 
design”, we are offering universities the chance to obtain a sample copy 
for free.

Simply e-mail Francesca Warren at 
<mailto:warren@svl.co.uk>warren@svl.co.uk  with the following details and 
if you are one of the first 20 responses received, Springer will send you a 
free copy as soon as it is published.


       Contact name:
       E-mail address:
       Name of course(s) (for which “Countering design exclusion” is being 
       Name(s) of lecturer(s) (if different from contact):

The only other requirement for receipt of a free copy is that, once you 
have reviewed the book, you must also send through the following details:

       Did you decide to adopt “Countering design exclusion” as a course-book?
       If not, what would you like to see in a new edition that might 
persuade you to adopt it?

PLEASE NOTE that unfortunately we can only supply one sample copy per 

About “Countering design exclusion: an introduction to inclusive design”

“Countering design exclusion” is a new course-book for students of 
inclusive (universal) design. This book provides an open and accessible 
introduction to the theory and practice of inclusive design. It is also 
heavily illustrated with over 400 figures, diagrams and photographs in its 
227 pages.

Further details about “Countering design exclusion” are available at: 
and about the free book offer at: http://rehab-www.eng.cam.ac.uk/cde_free.htm

“ ‘Countering Design Exclusion' is already on our compulsory reading 
list... It is a seminal book and will form the fundamental background for 
research in this area.”
- Professor Alastair Macdonald, Glasgow School of Art

“An accessible, comprehensive and objective guide on how to avoid those 
design factors that exclude individuals ... This important book highlights 
the refreshing and significant contribution to be made by a new breed of 
multidisciplinary research engineer engaging with issues of ageing and 
- Professor Peter Lansley, Director, EQUAL Research Network

“This book provides designers and researchers alike with valuable methods, 
models and insights to help them achieve inclusive design.”
- Dr Ray Adams, Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University


Dr Simeon Keates
Senior Research Associate/The Royal Mail Research Fellow
Engineering Design Centre
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom

URL: http://rehab-www.eng.cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 766958
Fax: +44 (0)1223 332662

2nd Cambridge Workshop on Universal Access and Assistive Technology
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK - 22nd-24th March, 2004
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