Panesar Sonum and Wolbring Gregor (2014) Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Bionics Using the Disability Studies Framework inTechnologies 2014, 2(1), 1-30 http://www.mdpi.com/2227-7080/2/1/1/pdf
Posts Tagged ‘Disability’
& June 2009
In an online survey of more than 2,000 adults by leading pollster ComRes for disability charity Scope, 53 per cent say they think most people in British society see disabled people as inferior.
In addition more than half (56 per cent) said they think disabled people are generally viewed as “victims” or “figures of pity” and 38 per cent say they are even seen as a “drain on resources”.
see here press release
and here the survey
Peer reviewed article
Is There an End to Out-Able? Is There an End to the Rat Race for Abilities? –
whole issue on able
from my column
From morphological freedom to morphological judgment
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The United Nations convention on rights of persons with disabilities entered into force, 3 may 2008 after it surpassed the threshold of ratification by 20 countries. Now one has to see how the convention is used and what sort of difference it makes more info available here