Contextualizing principles: Lebanon and social justice perspectives on disability reform

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William Merrifield

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Lebanon, socio-cultural context, disability reform

Abstract

The country of Lebanon continues to fall short in the implementation of rights-based legislation that supports persons with disabilities.  This article presents a theoretical framework for contextualizing principles that have proven effective in the US in order to mobilize social allies and reorient Lebanese societal perspectives on disability.

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