Books - Poverty and Disability, Disability and Inclusive Development


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Poverty and Disability

Edited by Tanya Barron and Jabulani Manombe Ncube

 ‘This book deserves to be the benchmark by which all future books on disability and development are assessed.’ Professor Lawrence Haddad, Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK

 With contributions from academics, practitioners and disability activists from around the world, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the factors linking poverty and disability from an economic, development and human rights point of view. Chapters cover:

 Poverty, disability and aid

  • Mainstreaming
  • Lifelong learning, waged employment, self-employment and microfinance
  • Disability in post-conflict countries
  • Social protection and universal design


Disability and Inclusive Development

Edited by Tanya Barron and Penny Amerena


‘This book provokes, inspires and engrosses readers whose common goal is social justice and empowerment of people with disabilities.’ Professor Ajit K Dalal, Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, India


Disability and Inclusive Development is a unique book written for students, academics, policy makers and practitioners. Its four chapters form an excellent introduction to the field and cover:


  • Community-based services
  • Inclusive education
  • Economic empowerment
  • Conflict


Together they form a call to action to make all development inclusive through changes to international policy and practice.