Disability (Cánzhàng 残障)

Jean W. YAN

A blind man plays an erhu on the streets of Beijing. A girl, also blind, sits beside him. PHOTO BY TOM CHRISTENSEN

Approximately 83 million individuals in China have one or more disabilities. Much progress has taken place over the past thirty years for China’s disabled population, with the establishment of organizations and networks as well as mechanisms of operation. While individuals with disabilities have started receiving more respect than….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:08+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Policy, Society and Social Welfare|Comments Off on Disability (Cánzhàng 残障)

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