C. Barnes and A. Sheldon
Disability and Society, vol. 25, 2010, p. 771-782
The spread of free market economics has generated huge inequalities within and between nations. Western notions of impairment and disability are now commonplace across the developing world. This has led to the systematic exclusion of disabled people from the mainstream of community life, the generation of an international disabled people's movement, and the demand for legal frameworks with which to address the multiple deprivations encountered by people viewed as disabled. The international disabled people's movement must link with other political groups to combat the poverty and exclusion encountered by disabled people in all societies.