Disability Policy and Politics

@article{Longmore2000DisabilityPA,
  title={Disability Policy and Politics},
  author={Paul K. Longmore},
  journal={Journal of Disability Policy Studies},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={36 - 44}
}
  • P. Longmore
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Disability Policy Studies
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