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Disability policy and practice

Disability policy and practice

applying the social model


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Published by Disability Press in Leeds .
Written in English

  • People with disabilities -- Research -- Great Britain.,
  • People with disabilities -- Services for -- Great Britain.,
  • People with disabilities -- Government policy -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer.
    ContributionsBarnes, Colin, 1946-, Mercer, Geof.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16207506M
    ISBN 100952845091

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