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Title: A Culture of Neglect: Climate Discourse and Disabled People
Authors: Wolbring, Gregor
Keywords: Climate, disability, adaptation, mitigation;global warming
Issue Date: 21-Oct-2009
Publisher: M/C Media and Culture
Abstract: The scientific validity of climate change claims, how to intervene (if at all) in environmental, economic, political and social consequences of climate change, and the adaptation and mitigation needed with any given climate change scenario, are contested areas of public, policy and academic discourses. For marginalised populations, the climate discourses around adaptation, mitigation, vulnerability and resilience are of particular importance. This paper considers the silence around disabled people in these discourses.
ISSN: 1441-2616
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