Disability and the Multicultural Dialogue

Susan O'Connor

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This paper discusses disability within the larger context of multiculturalism. Cultural pluralism, multiculturalism, and diversity are discussed. Issues of discrimination resulting from race, gender, ethnicity, class, age, and disability are examined in terms of commonalties across the experiences. Questions about how to define the dominant culture and issues concerning assimilation of minority cultures within it are explored. Also addressed is the importance of language and the terms used for various ethnic groups. (Contains 55 references.)
 

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Susan O'Connor. Disability and the Multicultural Dialogue (1993). Center on Human Policy [School of Education, Syracuse University]: Syracuse, NY. (13 pages).

Sponsoring Agency: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

Language: English

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