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Disability in the global south: the critical handbook

Contributor(s): Grech, Shaun [Editor] | Soldatic, Karen [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice. Publisher: Cham Springer 2016Description: xxviii, 613 p.ISBN: 9783319424866.Subject(s): Disabilities - Developing countries | Globalization - Social aspects - Developing countries | People with disabilities | Political science - Public policy - Social security | Political science - Public policy - Social services - WelfareDDC classification: 362.40947 Summary: This first-of-its kind volume spans the breadth of disability research and practice specifically focusing on the global South. Established and emerging scholars alongside advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to probe, challenge and shift common held social understandings of disability in established discourses, epistemologies and practices, including those in prominent areas such as global health, disability studies and international development. Motivated by decolonizing approaches, contributors carefully weave the lived and embodied experiences of disabled people, families and communities through contextual, cultural, spatial, racial, economic, identity and geopolitical complexities and heterogeneities. http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319424866
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Table of Contents:

Part I: Placing Disability
Part II: Connecting Disability
Part III: Intersectionalities
Part IV: Interventions
Part V: Activism and Research Across Cultures

This first-of-its kind volume spans the breadth of disability research and practice specifically focusing on the global South. Established and emerging scholars alongside advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to probe, challenge and shift common held social understandings of disability in established discourses, epistemologies and practices, including those in prominent areas such as global health, disability studies and international development. Motivated by decolonizing approaches, contributors carefully weave the lived and embodied experiences of disabled people, families and communities through contextual, cultural, spatial, racial, economic, identity and geopolitical complexities and heterogeneities.

http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319424866

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