Re-thinking Dis-ability: New Structures, New Relationships

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University of Alberta, Jan 1, 1994 - Handicapped - 316 pages
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This volume provides case studies of the contemporary independent living/disabled consumer movement from the perspective of New Social Movement theory. It describes the organizational strategies by which disabled people pursue the goal of integrated community living, and focuses on the work of several movement organizations.
  

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Contents

From Disability to Handicap
27
and the Transformation of Subjective Reality
47
SOCIAL CHANGE IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
57
Social Movement
93
New Perspectives
100
IMPLEMENTING CHANGE
119
New Relationships New Structures
156
New Solutions and Innovations for Empowerment
163
Equality Rights and Reasonable
205
The Struggle for Charter Protection
213
Equality and the Disabled Consumer Movement
219
Intentional and Unintentional Discrimination
227
Definitions
234
Community
246
Personhood and Consumerism as Part of
255
Bibliography
279

Centres
174
Individual Empowerment
189
The Community as Expert
198

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