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The financial circumstances of disabled people in Northern Ireland

Gerry Zarb

The financial circumstances of disabled people in Northern Ireland

by Gerry Zarb

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Published by Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handicapped -- Northern Ireland -- Finance, Personal.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerry Zarb and Lydia Maher.
    SeriesPPRU surveys of disability -- report 6
    ContributionsMaher, Lydia., Great Britain. Department of Finance and Personnel for Northern Ireland. Policy, Planning and Research Unit., Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv,103p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17434625M
    ISBN 101899203214
    OCLC/WorldCa605109448

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The Visible. Project started as a wish to record the oral history of disabled people who have been involved in the fight for disability and human rights in Northern Ireland.  There are some great resources out there that look at the broader history of the disability rights movement, but none that are specific to Northern Ireland.

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