Blind people the private and public life of sightless Israelis / Shlomo Deshen

Author(s): Deshen, Shlomo A
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Blind--Israel--Social conditions
Blind--Israel--Economic conditions
Blind--Israel--Family relationships
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1992
Series: SUNY series, the body in culture, history, and religion
LC Classification: H, HV
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: The Field, the Questions and the Researcher 3
Pt. I. The Body
2. The Use of the Senses 15
3. The Use of Guide Dogs and Long Canes 25
Pt. II. The Domestic Circle
4. Coming of Age 37
5. Raising Sighted Children 49
Pt. III. Reaching for Material Needs
6. Seeking Employment 63
7. The Work Experience 73
8. The Experience of Support I: The Blindness System 85
9. The Experience of Support II: Living with the System 99
Pt. IV. Reaching for Fulfillment: Friendship, Dignity, Integration
10. The Dilemma of Association among Blind People 115
11. The Alternative of Ethnicity 129
12. The Alternative of Citizenship 141
13. The Dilemma of Integration among the Sighted 153
14. Conclusion: From Ethnography of Blindness to Anthropology of Disability 167
Notes 175
References 187
Index 195
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 91020397 (OCoLC)23869588
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 91020397
ISBN: 0585091145 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0791410358
ISBN: 0791410366
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-192) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: x, 197 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 42856372
ISBN/ISSN: 0585091145
0791410358
0791410366

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