Chapter 12. Disability, Culture and Cleft Lip and Palate

  1. Michael Mars D.Sc lead consultant Chairman visiting professor Faculty of Medicine Fellow,
  2. Debbie Sell PhD Head and
  3. Alex Habel consultant paediatrician
  1. Mary Wickenden PhD language therapist

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch12

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

How to Cite

Wickenden, M. (2008) Disability, Culture and Cleft Lip and Palate, in Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World (eds M. Mars, D. Sell and A. Habel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Centre for International Health and Development at University College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019689

Online ISBN: 9780470988244

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Keywords:

  • disability, culture and cleft lip and palate;
  • anthropological views of disability;
  • medical and social models of disability;
  • links with types of service provision;
  • local understandings of disability;
  • identity and status issues in disability;
  • illness and disability;
  • community-based support;
  • cleft lip and palate – viewed as a tragedy in some communities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions of Disability and the Who View

  • Anthropological Views of Disability

  • The Medical and Social Models of Disability

  • Links with Types of Service Provision

  • Local Understandings of Disability

  • Identity and Status Issues in Disability

  • Illness and Disability

  • Conclusion

  • References