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Disability: Whose Handicap?

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Disability: Whose Handicap?' helps the reader understand what it feels like to have a disability in a world that values perfection. This is done through the personal stories contributed by individuals with a wide range of disability. In addition, Shearer considers factors (including historical factors) that lead to prejudice, the practices that arise as a result, and the impact on the person. Shearer also addresses the barriers and opportunities for people with disability, concluding that 'Equal opportunities (sic) is about adapting society to its citizens, not about expecting them to

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Author
Shearer, A
Source
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Publisher
Basil Blackwell Publisher Ltd
Publication Date
1 January 1981
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Attitudes
Origin

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