Transforming disability into ability: policies to promote work and income security for disabled people


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A major goal of disability policy is to ensure that disabled citizens are not excluded from society and can engage in gainful employment without being expelled from the labour market too easily and too early. Another important goal is to ensure that those who are disabled or who become disabled have income security and have the means to live decently because of disabilities which restrict their earning potential. This report provides a systematic analysis of a wide variety of labour market and social protection programs designed for people with disabilities. In providing an analysis of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Income; Disability; Research; Industry; Vocational education and training; Policy; Employment; Equity

Keywords: People with disability; Comparative analysis; Public sector; Affirmative action; Vocational rehabilitation; Policy analysis; Employment creation; Social inclusion

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2003

Physical description: 219 p.

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ISBN: 9264198873

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 73.328

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