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Disabilities: Arab States
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Historically there has been sparse information on the lives and contributions of people with disabilities in the Arab Middle East. The lack of formal, focused scholarship on disability history in this region may give the impression that little or no relevant source material is available. This perspective, however, is misleading, as shown by a large bibliography on disability in …

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ElHessen, Souraya Sue, “Disabilities: Arab States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0166a>
First published online: 2009

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