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ERIC Number: EJ926300
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 40
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 64
ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
Reflecting on the Methodological Aspects of a Critical Ethnographic Approach Used to Inform Change for Adolescents with Disabilities
Gulati, Sonia; Paterson, Margo; Medves, Jennifer; Luce-Kapler, Rebecca
Qualitative Report, v16 n2 p523-562 Mar 2011
Debate remains about how to effectively obtain information from adolescents with disabilities in marginalized areas and how to apply this knowledge to shape rehabilitation activities. This study explored how to empower adolescents in the urban slums of North India to assume greater control over their rehabilitation within the context of a local community-based rehabilitation program. Participants included 21 adolescents with and 11 adolescents without disability (aged 12 to 18 years), and 10 community-based rehabilitation workers. A critical ethnographic approach was adopted. Fieldwork was conducted from January to May 2005 and October 2006 to March 2007. This paper focuses on the methodological aspects of this study, and how critical ethnography was used to inform positive changes for adolescents with disabilities using their perspectives. (Contains 4 tables, 6 footnotes and 12 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: India