Chapter 9. Disability: Global Languages and Local Lives

  1. Conerly Casey and
  2. Robert B. Edgerton
  1. Susan Reynolds Whyte

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch10

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

How to Cite

Whyte, S. R. (2005) Disability: Global Languages and Local Lives, in A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change (eds C. Casey and R. B. Edgerton), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225973

Online ISBN: 9780470996409

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Keywords:

  • disability;
  • UN general assembly;
  • Joan Kleinman;
  • veronican;
  • NGO

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Language and Programs

  • Discourses and Their Uses

  • Representing Problems and Solutions

  • From Global Language to National Vernacular

  • Olive and Veronica

  • The Pragmatics of Disability

  • Mobilization on Three Wheels

  • Conclusion