Disadvantage and discrimination compounded: the experience of Pakistani and Bangladeshi parents of disabled in the UK

By: Fazil, Qulsom.
Contributor(s): Bywaters, Paul [et al].
Series: Disability & Society 17 (3) 2002: 237-253.Publisher: 2002Subject(s): DISCRIMINATION | ETHNIC MINORITIES | FAMILY EXPERIENCES | UNITED KINGDOMSummary: This paper discusses a study of the circumstances of 20 Pakistani and Bangladeshi families with one or more children with severe disabilities living in England. The study suggests that the combination of disadvantaged circumstances and difficulties in securing access to appropriate services was particularly acute for these ethnic minority families, suggesting the additional dimension of institutional racism.
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This paper discusses a study of the circumstances of 20 Pakistani and Bangladeshi families with one or more children with severe disabilities living in England. The study suggests that the combination of disadvantaged circumstances and difficulties in securing access to appropriate services was particularly acute for these ethnic minority families, suggesting the additional dimension of institutional racism.

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