Disability and Poverty

Disability and Poverty

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This book is about being disabled and being poor and the social, cultural and political processes that link these two aspects of living. Environmental barriers, limited access to services and discriminatory attitudes and practice are among key elements that drive disabled people into poverty and keep them there. 'Disability and poverty' explores the lived realities of people with disabilities from across the developing world and examines how the coping strategies of individuals and families emerge in different contexts.Two of the chapters in this book (Eide and Loeb, Chapter Three and Braathen and Loeb, Chapter Four) are (partly) ... has the potential to contribute to the further development of a theoretically based conceptual framework for disability studies.

Title:Disability and Poverty
Author:Arne H. Eide, Benedicte Ingstad
Publisher:Policy Press - 2011


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