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Poverty and disability : a survey of the literature

@inproceedings{Elwan1999PovertyAD,
  title={Poverty and disability : a survey of the literature},
  author={Ann E. Elwan},
  year={1999}
}
This review summarizes the literature on disability and its relationship to pverty, including education, employment, income, and access to basic social services. Despite the dearth of formal analysis, it is clear that in developing countries, as in more developed areas, disabled people (and their families) are more likely than the rest of the population to live in poverty. It is a two-way relationship--disability adds to the risk of poverty, and conditions of poverty increase the risk of… Expand
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