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Author Drake, Robert F.

Title Understanding disability policies / Robert F. Drake
Published London : Macmillan, 1999

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 MELB  362.40941 Dra/Udp  DUE 22-09-20
Description xi, 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical understandings of disability -- 3. Models of disability policy -- 4. The development of disability policies in Britain -- 5. Contemporary disability policies in Britain -- 6. Contemporary British policy in the international context -- 7. Social class and disability -- 8. Gender and disability -- 9. Minority ethnic communities and disability -- 10. Age and disability policies -- 11. Disabled people and the policy process -- 12. Conclusions
Summary Comparing British policies with those of America, Australia and Sweden, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the development and consequences of disability policies
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-234) and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Capacity and disability -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Great Britain.
Disabilities -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Great Britain.
People with disabilities -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
LC no. 2001347016
ISBN 0333724267 (cased)
0333724275 (paperback)