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An Oral History of the Special Olympics in China Volume 3

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Alford William P. et al. (Editors), "An Oral History of the Special Olympics in China Volume 3", Springer Nature, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-5005-8, License:

This open access book brings together oral histories that record the experiences of individuals with intellectual disabilities in Shanghai as they participate in their careers. Employees with intellectual disabilities describe their experiences seeking, attaining, and maintaining employment. Their managers, colleagues, and family members also provide keen insight into the challenges and opportunities these individuals have encountered in the process of securing employment. An appendix provides a compilation of employment policies related to people with intellectual disabilities, particularly with respect to Shanghai.


Disability Studies, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Sports Economics, Oral History, Public Health, Social Justice, Equality And Human Rights, Biotechnology, Social Structure, Human Rights, Intellectual Disability, Special Olympics, Human Rights In China, Disability Rights, Open Access, Sociology, Social & Ethical Issues, Economics, Oral History, Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Politics & Government

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