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dc.contributor.author Barnes, Colin
dc.coverage.spatial España
dc.date 2011
dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-14T09:03:58Z
dc.date.available 2013-01-14T09:03:58Z
dc.date.issued 2013-01-14
dc.identifier.issn 2013-7087
dc.identifier.uri http://riberdis.cedd.net/handle/11181/3552
dc.description.abstract This paper will address recent debates surrounding the nature and cause of the complex process of disablement and their relevance to understanding calls for a universally accessible physical and cultural environment. It is divided into three main sections. The first part will explore changing perceptions of disability. Attention will centre on the traditional individualistic medical approach, the socio-political understanding or ‘social model of disability’ and the recent ‘biopsychosocial’ model of disability exemplified by the World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. This will be followed by a discussion of the usefulness of the concept of ‘universal design’. The final section will discuss the significance of these developments in light of globalisation, associate economic, political and social crises, and the struggle for a fairer and just global society.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Fundación ONCE
dc.publisher Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC)
dc.relation 55-80
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Accessibility and Design for All
dc.subject Discapacidad
dc.subject Barreras
dc.subject Diseño
dc.subject Accesibilidad
dc.subject Concepto
dc.subject Crítica
dc.title Understanding disability and the importance of design for all
dc.type Artículo
dc.relation.volume 1
dc.relation.number 1

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