This article reviews and re-evaluates a qualitative research project carried out in England in the late 1990s. The project was informed from its inception by the social model of disability, and explores how ëdisabilityí is conceptualised within the accounts of participants defined by others as disabled. It also examines participantsí views of community care services. As part of this discussion, notions of collaborative and emancipatory research are appraised. The implications of the findings for policy and practice in the field of social work and social care are also discussed.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Research, Policy and Planning|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
- social model of disability
- community care services
- social work
- social care