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  • Beyond the fringe

    The author places disability in an Aboriginal context. An understanding of the special situation of being Aboriginal have to be acknowledged before looking at disability.

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  • Difference and defiance

    This editorial to a New Internationalist special on disability gives a brief introduction to the issue of disability cross culturally.

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  • The struggle for citizenship

    Barton argues that people with disabilities are being denied their human rights and the rights of citizenship. This is an outcome of their being denied a voice except on particular issues which affect them.

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  • The eye of the beholder

    The author begins by describing the lives of two boys with disabilities in India, one from a poor family with a negative experience of his disability and one from a rich family with a positive one.

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  • Forbidden fruit

    An article which discusses the sexuality of people with disabilities with an emphasis on women. The recurring theme is that the most frustrating and limiting aspect of this experience is the attitudes of other people and the assumptions that they make. Keywords: Women, Attitudes

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  • Sex Education

    Williams decided that she would avoid the often technical and constrictive approach of a 'how to teach' article because "any education has to be based on an understanding of the topic".

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  • There's more to life than traditional employment

    This is a really interesting article about the way 'employment' has traditionally been defined. Strict definitions of 'employment', 'employable' etc. tend to marginalise whole numbers of people including people with disabilities. The author also argues along similar lines about the term 'recreation'.

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  • Promoting Inclusion through Leisure and Recreation

    This article describes the aim and work of the TASH Leisure and Recreation Committee.

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  • Liberation! - Three reports from disabled activists in Lebanon, Nicaragua, Zimbabwe

    These brief but graphic accounts give the reader a vivid impression of the experience of living with a disability in a society that is in political turmoil.

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  • Tyrannies of perfection

    Discusses the impact that abortion, euthanasia, screening and genetic engineering have on the issue of the right to life for people with disabilities.

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