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

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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. One writer makes the cogent statement that people with disabilities must be involved in other issues besides disability ones and in particular should be against war since war creates disabilities. Another describes self help in the form of making wheelchairs which are superior and cheaper than the imported ones. The third report discusses the two alternatives for people with disabilities - institutionalisation or begging in the streets. Keywords: Self determination, Cross Cultural

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Author
Kabbara, Nawaf Todd, Mark Malinga, Joshua
Source
New Internationalist
Publisher
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Publication Date
1 July 1992
Category
Person with disability
Keywords
Self Determination, Cross Cultural
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