Classifying marginalized people, focusing on natural disaster survivors

Randall B. Kemp
2011 NASKO  
The marginalization of people through classification schemes results in inadequate access to information about these people when the context is, for example, a bibliographic classification system. When the context is the classification of the people themselves, they themselves are underrepresented, for instance, by society and government support. Taking the case of the natural disaster survivor, this paper explores appropriate steps to devising an accurate classification scheme of the
more » ... me of the survivors. A central tenet...is that at least some of the difficulties faced by persons with disabilities are not the result of functional impairments related to the disability, but rather are the result of a castification process embedded in societal institutions for rehabilitation and education and enforced by well meaning professionals. (Szymanski and Trueba, 1994, 12). . Classifying marginalized people, focusing on natural disaster survivors.
doi:10.7152/nasko.v1i1.12833 fatcat:d4zyqfueovgnngzlgcdhc6qyfq