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Author Deshen, Shlomo A.
Title Blind people : the private and public life of sightless Israelis / Shlomo Deshen.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1992]
©1992

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Series SUNY series, the body in culture, history, and religion
SUNY series, the body in culture, history, and religion.
Subject Blind -- Israel -- Social conditions.
Blind -- Israel -- Economic conditions.
Blind -- Family relationships -- Israel.
Description 1 online resource (x, 197 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-192) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585091145 (electronic bk.)
9780585091143 (electronic bk.)
9781438400907 (electronic bk.)
143840090X (electronic bk.)
0791410358
9780791410356
0791410366 (pbk.)
9780791410363 (pbk.)
OCLC # 42856372
Additional Format Print version: Deshen, Shlomo A. Blind people. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1992 0791410358 (DLC) 91020397 (OCoLC)23869588
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 1Introduction: The Field, the Questions and the Researcher3
Pt. IThe Body 
 2The Use of the Senses15
 3The Use of Guide Dogs and Long Canes25
Pt. IIThe Domestic Circle 
 4Coming of Age37
 5Raising Sighted Children49
Pt. IIIReaching for Material Needs 
 6Seeking Employment63
 7The Work Experience73
 8The Experience of Support I: The Blindness System85
 9The Experience of Support II: Living with the System99
Pt. IVReaching for Fulfillment: Friendship, Dignity, Integration 
 10The Dilemma of Association among Blind People115
 11The Alternative of Ethnicity129
 12The Alternative of Citizenship141
 13The Dilemma of Integration among the Sighted153
 14Conclusion: From Ethnography of Blindness to Anthropology of Disability167
 Notes175
 References187
 Index195