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People with disabilities in mass media; People with disabilities -- Social conditions; Self-perception;
Discusses the portrayal of disabled people in mass media. Focuses on how this portrayal influences both the image of the disabled in society and the self image and social conditions of people with disabilities.
Tait, A. A., "Disabled Audiences." Chapter 14 in the Handbook on Mass Media in the United States: The Industry and Its Audiences. (Ed) E.K. Thomas and B.H. Carpenter. Greenwood Press (1994) 251-272.