Stigma in the Arts: How Perceptual Barriers Influence Individuals’ with Disabilities Participation in Arts Organizations

@article{Ludwig2012StigmaIT,
  title={Stigma in the Arts: How Perceptual Barriers Influence Individuals’ with Disabilities Participation in Arts Organizations},
  author={Erin Ludwig},
  journal={The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={141 - 151}
}
  • Erin Ludwig
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society
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