Social Context

Eric Emerson, Rupa Gone

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780470029718, 9780470029725
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Contextual factors on lives of people, and effects.
  • Determinants of health and social inequalities.
  • Different social, behavioural norms, varying across cultures.
  • Disablism, its importance in clinical psychology.
  • Discrimination with disability (disablism).
  • Impairments, reducing life chances for the disabled.
  • Individual's SEP, the social context.
  • People with ID, likely to occupy low SEP, experiencing poverty.
  • SEP determining, peoples' access, control over resources

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