Looking Cross-Cultural at Systems of Care for the Developmentally Disabled

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dc.contributor.advisorCunningham, Kiran, 1961-
dc.contributor.authorHirth, Kristin W.
dc.descriptionvi, 57 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractSystems of care for people with developmental disabilities exist in every culture. There are a variety of systems and they reflect the values of the culture where they exist. This paper explores four important areas regarding how people are cared for cross-culturally. First, it defines "developmentally disability" in the U.S., South Africa, Botswana and China. Second, it explains how developmentally disabled people are viewed in these four countries. Third, it describes the care that a developmentally disabled person receives in his/her culture. And finally it discusses and analyzes the similarities and differences between the services within the cultures and make connections between these. The author will focus on the cultures of the U.S. (particularly the state of Vermont), South Africa, Botswana and China.en_US
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Anthropology and Sociology Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Anthropology and Sociology.;
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dc.titleLooking Cross-Cultural at Systems of Care for the Developmentally Disableden_US