Social Model

Rethinking Disability in India (Book Review)

Dr. Anita Ghai has written an important overview of disability in India, bringing together her personal experience, activism and academic theory. The context of diversity and development in India is an important background to explore disability. Rethinking Disability in India … Continue reading

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In the UK, are attitudes towards disabled people getting worse?

Jenny Morris, one of the stalwarts of the disability rights movements in the UK, has written an important post on the difference in attitudes towards disabled people in 1992 and 2015. Both of these are election years, and Morris compares … Continue reading

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Faces of disability in Bangladesh: medicine, mushrooms and politics

All the usual suspects are here, at the disability fair. Outside I meet some NGO/charity types that I know. Walking in, a colleague in government greets me. Before long, I’m talking with some disabled people, too. Everyone’s here, for a … Continue reading

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