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Disability, Liberation and Development

By Peter Coleridge
ISBN: 9780855981952
Disabled people are marginalized in every country of the world both North and South. By probing these prejudices and studying cases where they have been overcome this book provides an insight into the processes of liberation and empowerment.

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  • Synopsis
    Disabled people are marginalized in every country of the world both North and South. By probing these prejudices and studying cases where they have been overcome this book provides an insight into the processes of liberation and empowerment.
  • Table of Contents
    A note on language
    Acknowledgements

    Part 1: Introduction
    Why this book?
    Setting out the issues:
    an interview with B.Venkatesh

    Part 2: The issues
    The experience of disability
    The politics of disability: what is at stake?
    Disability and development: the basics
    Towards social action
    Language and numbers

    Part 3: Case studies
    Zanzibar: starting from scratch on CBR and Social action
    Zimbawe: forming a disability movement
    India: social action in a highly complex society
    Jordan and the occupied territories: community action with disabled children in refugee camps
    Lebanon: rebuilding civic consciousness

    Part 4: Conclusions
    Disability and liberation

    Notes
    Appendix: some organisations dealing with disability and development
    Suggestions for further reading
    Index
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Peter Coleridge
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 252
    Format Paperback / softback