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Diversity and Visual Impairment: The Individual’s Experience of Race, Gender, Religion, and Ethnicity

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$49.95

Catalog Number: F-B0029-00

Authors: Jane Erin, Madeline Milian

ISBN: 978-0-89128-383-6

Product Description

Discusses how cultural, social, and religious factors play an important role in the way an individual perceives and copes with a visual impairment, and how it can affect their self-esteem and social relationships.

 

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

    Acknowledgments

    Foreword

    About the Contributors

    Introduction

    PART I. Diversity and Visual Impairment

    Chapter 1 Individual and Societal Responses to Diversity and Visual Impairment

    Chapter 2 Multiple Dimensions of Identity: Individuals with Visual Impairments

    PART II. Ethnic and Racial Diversity

    Chapter 3 African Americans with Visual Impairments

    Chapter 4 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with Visual Impairments

    Chapter 5 Latinos with Visual Impairments

    Chapter 6 Native Americans with Visual Impairments

    PART III. Religious Variations and Visual Impairment

    Chapter 7 Religions and Their Views of Blindness and Visual Impairment

    Chapter 8 Blindness and Visual Impairment and the Religious Community

    PART IV. Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Visual Impairment

    Chapter 9 Women with Visual Impairments

    Chapter 10 Men with Visual Impairments

    Chapter 11 Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals with Visual Impairments

    PART V. Professional Practices and Diversity

    Chapter 12 Providing Professional Services to Individuals Who Speak English as a Second Language

    Chapter 13 Professionals and Diversity

    Resources Related to Disability and Diversity

    Index

    Narrative Descriptions

  • Federal Quota Funds: Not Available

    Authors/Editors: Jane Erin, Madeline Milian

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