Disability & international development : towards inclusive global health / Malcolm MacLachlan, Leslie Swartz, editors.

Situates disability rights within the broader context of global health and the need for much greater inter-sector collaboration. This book is suitable for professionals in rehabilitation, social welfare and human rights; governmental and non-governmental organizations and disabled people's orga...

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Other Authors: MacLachlan, Malcolm, Swartz, Leslie, 1955-
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • From the local to the global: the many contexts of disability and international development / Leslie Swartz and Malcolm MacLachlan
  • The effect of failed states on the well-being and lives of people with disabilities / Mitchell Loeb
  • The impact of international human rights law on the national laws of Ethiopia from a gender rights and disability rights perspective / Theresa Rouger
  • Building an inclusive national strategy for disabled children in Kyrgyzstan through an application of the BIAS FREE framework / Mary Anne Burke and Andrea Pupulin
  • Networking in disability for development: introducing the African Network for Evidence-to-Action on Disability (AfriNEAD) / Gubela Mji, Siphokazi Gcaza, Natalie Melling-Williams, and Malcolm MacLachlan
  • Building disability research capacity in low-income contexts: possibilities and challenges / Leslie Swartz
  • Empowerment, advocacy and national development policy: a case study of disabled peoples' organizations in Bolivia / Marianne Griffiths, Hasheem Mannan, and Malcolm MacLachlan
  • Cultural challenges in piloting disability surveys in Papua New Guinea / Patricia Thornton
  • Disability and HIV/AIDS: a key development issue / Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, and John Philander
  • Assistive technology in low-income countries / Arne H. Eide and Tone Øderud
  • Childhood disability in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone: an exploratory analysis / Cliona O'Sullivan and Malcolm MacLachlan
  • Education, disability, and international development / Petra Engelbrecht, Ansie Kitching, and Willy Nel
  • Listening to the voices of disability: experiences of caring for children with cerebral palsy in a rural South African setting / Joanne Barratt and Claire Penn.