ERIC Number: EJ645911
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Vocational Rehabilitation and the Dilemma of Race in Rural Communities: Sociopolitical Realities and Myths from the Past.
Wilson, Keith B.; Edwards, Dothel W., Jr.; Alston, Reginald J.; Harley, Debra A.; Doughty, Jhan D.
Journal of Rural Community Psychology, vE4 n1 2001
Examines social factors that influence outcomes and access to vocational rehabilitation (VR) services for rural people of color with disabilities. Discusses attitudes toward disabilities, racial attitudes, formal and informal support systems in rural areas, religious influences, informal communication systems, access to health care and employment opportunities, and implications for VR counselors. (Contains 59 references.) (SV)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Counselor Client Relationship, Disadvantaged, Minority Groups, Racial Bias, Rehabilitation Counseling, Rural Areas, Social Environment, Stereotypes, Vocational Rehabilitation
For full text: http://www.marshall.edu/jrcp/JRCPWILSONsi.htm.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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