The perspective of the Disabled People's Movement

French, Sally and Swain, John (2002) The perspective of the Disabled People's Movement. In: The Blackwell Companion to Social Work. Blackwell Companions . Blackwell, Oxford, pp. 394-400. ISBN 978-1405170048

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New ways of knowing disability, essentially generated by disabled people themselves, have increasingly informed debates amongst theorists, policy-makers and practitioners. Disablism, in all its diverse and pernicious manifestations, is being challenged. It is becoming recognized that the policies and practices of social work and social care can compound disablism but can also challenge the discrimination experienced by disabled people. Here we summarize the new ways of knowing disability and their implications for social work practice.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: people with disabilities, Social service-Great Britain
Subjects: L500 Social Work
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2009 10:43
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 14:37

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