Talking disabilities from a Pacific perspective

  • 62 Pages
  • 3.65 MB
  • English
Donald Beasley Institute , Dunedin
People with disabilities -- New Zealand -- Social conditions., People with disabilities -- Public opinion., People with disabilities -- Cross-cultural stu


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StatementGina Huakau and Anne Bray.
GenreCross-cultural studies.
ContributionsBray, Anne.
LC ClassificationsHV1559.N45 H83 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4023247M
ISBN 100958367086
LC Control Number2001409647

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