Ending Disability Discrimination Strategies for Social Workers
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Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/26/2004
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Ending Disability Discrimination defines disability as a social construction, not as an immutable physical limitation, and gives social work students and practitioners a model that can be used to transform how people with disabilities are treated|
|Highlights: Uses an innovative model for understanding disability that draws upon a concept familiar to social work students: discrimination (Chapter 5)|
|Presents disability-related impairment as a consequence of discrimination, making the target system the social environment rather than the person with the disability; a viewpoint that shows commitment to social justice and draws upon the systems perspective used for understanding other minority groups|
|Provides a single source through which to explore the shifting history of scholarly thinking about disability issues by including chapters from respected disability scholars that chronicle and analyze the evolution of the conceptualization of disability (Chapters 1, 2, and 4)|
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