People With Disabilities

Nora Ellen Groce

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195171853
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865352 | DOI:
People With Disabilities

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This chapter addresses social injustice as it affects people with disabilities. Boxes in the chapter address disability and education, similarities and differences among people with different kinds of disabilities, and disability during times of disaster and political upheaval. The chapter describes the roots and underlying issues of social injustice against people with disabilities, and what needs to be done.

Keywords: poverty; education; resources; HIV/AIDS; access; medical care rehabilitation

Chapter.  6287 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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