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Disability and rehabilitation in rural Jamaica

an ethnographic study

by Ronnie Linda Leavitt

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Rutherford, London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural health clinics -- Jamaica.,
    • People with disabilities -- Jamaica.,
    • Rehabilitation -- Jamaica.,
    • Medical anthropology.,
    • Community Health Services -- Jamaica.,
    • Cross Cultural Comparison.,
    • Handicapped.,
    • Rehabilitation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-245) and index.

      StatementRonnie Linda Leavitt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA771.7.J25 L43 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination249 p. :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1891036M
      ISBN 100838634370
      LC Control Number90056172

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