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Your little doorstep is my wall: A personal experience of living in a disabling society

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This article is a personal account of experiences of living as a disabled person after a stroke. The theoretical basis is time geography, with an emphasis on restrictions and barriers encountered. The article is structured around the concepts of impairment (the physical and/or mental state of a person) and disability (the status conferred to a person on the grounds of this impairment). The article gives an account of the everyday life of an impaired/disabled person in Trondheim.

Keywords: disability; impairment; time geography

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00291950600891737

Publication date: September 1, 2006

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