Absent Citizens: Disability Politics and Policy in Canada

Absent Citizens: Disability Politics and Policy in Canada


Disability exists within the shadows of public knowledge and on the outer edge of coverage making. individuals with disabilities are, in lots of respects, lacking from the theories and practices of social rights, political participation, employment, and civic club. Absent Citizens brings to mild those power deficiencies in Canadian society and emphasizes the consequences that those omissions have at the lives of voters with disabilities.

Drawing jointly components from feminist reviews, political technological know-how, public management, sociology, and concrete experiences, Michael J. Prince examines mechanisms of exclusion and inclusion, public attitudes on incapacity, and policy-making procedures within the context of incapacity. Absent Citizens additionally considers social activism and civic engagements by means of individuals with disabilities and incapacity group organisations, highlighting presence instead of absence and advocating either inquiry and motion to ameliorate the marginalization of a frequently disregarded section of the Canadian population.

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