This paper discusses how and why the norms for defining disability continue to change. This analysis illustrates the social nature of the disability and that changing norms continue to define the meaning of disability. The paper is grounded in a postmodern perspective, a notion that has only entered the field of disability in the 21st century.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Disability Issues for Social Workers and Human Services Professionals in the Twenty-First Century|
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2012|
- Social construct
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