Global Perspectives on Disability Activism and Advocacy: Our Way

1st Edition

Karen Soldatic, Kelley Johnson

Routledge
September 20, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 384 Pages - 17 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815376491 - CAT# K338770
Series: Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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Summary

This book explores the diverse ways in which disability activism and advocacy are experienced and practiced by people with disabilities and their allies.

Contributors to the book explore the very different strategies and campaigns they have used to have their demands for respect, dignity and rights heard and acted upon by their communities, by national governments and the international community. The book, with its contemporary global focus makes a significant contribution to the field of disability and social justice studies, particularly at a time of major social, political and cultural upheaval.

Global Perspectives on Disability Activism and Advocacy offers a significant intervention within the field of disability at a time of major social upheaval where actors, advocates and activists are seeking to hold onto existing claims for rights, equality and disability justice.

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