Guest Editorial: Human Security, Social Cohesion, and Disability

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Kirk C. Allison

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Human Security, Social Cohesion, Disability

Abstract

Elements comprising this Review of Disability Studies issue title - Human Security, Social Cohesion, Disability – invite reflection on inter-relationships and tensions: Security with or against impairment; insider/outsider status; impairment as impropriety; health definitions; measures (DALYs); elimination; professional discourse; bridging social capital; possibilities and constraints on flourishing; and concrete global examples.

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