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Title Disabled people and economic needs in the developing world : a political perspective from Jordan / Majid Turmusani.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (xx, 169 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-163) and index.
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Subject Islam and social problems-Jordan
People with disabilities-Developing countries
People with disabilities-Developing countries-Economic conditions
Sociology of disability-Developing countries
People with disabilities-Jordan-Economic conditions
Sociology of disability-Jordan
People with disabilities -- Developing countries.
People with disabilities -- Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
People with disabilities -- Jordan -- Economic conditions.
Sociology of disability -- Jordan.
Sociology of disability -- Developing countries.
Islam and social problems -- Jordan.
Developing countries.
Pays en développement.
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- PART I: DISABILITY IN GLOBAL CONTEXT -- 1. Perspectives on Disability -- Introduction -- Approaches to the Analysis of Disability -- Models of Disability -- Definitions of Disability -- Estimates and Causes of Disability -- Conclusion -- 2. Disability and Economic Needs -- Introduction -- The Concept of Human Rights and Disabled People -- Poverty and Disability -- Perspectives on Needs Assessment -- Policy Approaches to Address the Needs of Disabled People -- Rehabilitation Approaches -- Conclusion -- 3. Disability, Islam and the West -- Introduction -- Care or Rehabilitation: An Historical Perspective -- Disability Between East and West -- Disability in Arabic and Islamic Context -- The Impact of Western Culture on Disability in the Developing World -- Conclusion -- 4. Doing Disability Research -- Introduction -- Critique of Disability Research: The Emanicpatory Approach -- Research in Developing Countries: The Participatory Methods -- Doing Disability Research in Jordan: Research Design -- Conclusion -- PART II: DISABILITY THEORY AND PRACTICE IN JORDAN -- 5. Disability Policies and Provisions in Jordan -- Introduction -- Background Information on Jordan and its Social Structure -- The Historical Development of Disability Policy in Jordan -- Services and Provisions Available for Disabled People in Jordan -- Conclusion -- 6. Perceptions of Disabled People Towards Existing Economic Provisions -- Introduction -- Economic Provisions Available for Disabled People -- Background Characteristics of those Interviewed -- Institutional Life of Disabled People in Jordan -- Conclusion -- 7. Economic Aspirations of Disabled People in Jordan -- Introduction -- The Economic Needs, Rights and Priorities of Disabled People in Jordan.
Relevance of the Economic Needs to Disabled People's Lives -- Addressing the Economic Needs of Disabled People -- Conclusion -- PART III: CONCLUDING REMARKS -- 8. The Rise of Disability Politics -- Disability and Development -- From the Personal to the Political Perspective -- Developing Participatory Policy Agenda -- Bibliography -- Index.
Other Title Print version: Turmusani, Majid. Disabled people and economic needs in the developing world : a political perspective from Jordan. London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016, ©2003 xx, 169 pages 9780754633297