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Different Bodies, Different Lives: the Experience of Persons with Disabilities in Lebanon

Loutfy

Country: Lebanon

Classification: General

Year of Publication: 2019


Study Type:
Qualitative Study

Sample Size:
NA

The Research party:
American University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Main Idea or Research Questions:
This study examines the following questions: 1) To what extent have the recent developments regarding disability rights put an end to the long-existing problems of stigma and discrimination against persons with disabilities? To what extent have programs promoting disability rights and inclusion succeeded in transforming the lives of persons with disabilities? 2) How can we best understand the roots and aspects of problems of stigma and discrimination against persons with disabilities? 3) How have different models of disability services programming and activism interacted with existing attitudes and discrimination toward the disabled? How have persons with disabilities responded to these problems? How have these problems influenced their lives?

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