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Diversity and Visual Impairment: The Influence of Race, Gender, Religion, and Ethnicity on the Individual (Paperback)

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Description of Diversity and Visual Impairment

Pertinent, compelling information for anyone working with, conducting research on, or involved with people with visual impairments. This book discusses how cultural, social, and religious factors play an important role in the way an individual perceives and copes with a visual impairment. Using vignettes and quotes from visually impaired people themselves, Diversity and Visual Impairment offers an insightful look into how members of specific groups regard and deal with visual impairment and how their perspectives can affect their self-esteem and social relationships, as well as service delivery by professionals.

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Paperback Product Details:

Pages: 480 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-89128-383-6
Publisher: AFB Press
Year of publication: 2001
Availability: ships in 3-4 days; allow time for mailing

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Diversity and Visual Impairment: The Influence of Race, Gender, Religion, and Ethnicity on the Individual is a scholarly collection of insightful essays which look at how visual impairment interacts with certain social characteristics to affect human personalities. Very helpful for anyone who works with blind or visually impaired people, Diversity and Visual Impairment is fascinating and thought provoking in its own right.

Book Contributors:

Kay Alicyn Ferrell, Ph.D., Virginia E. Bishop, Ph.D., Lila Cabbil, M.S., Moniqueka E. Gold, Ed.D., Carol Yumiko Love, Ph.D., Vivian I. Correa, Ph.D., Irene Topor, Ph.D., Sandra Ruconich, Ed.D., Katherine Standish Schneider, Ph.D., L. Penny Rosenblum, Ph.D., James Warnke, M.A., M.S.W., Eugene Bender, M.A., Patrika Griego, Paula Conroy, Ed.D.