Convergence or divergence? Responding to the abuse of disabled women

Barbara Fawcett (Bradford University)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Publication date: 1 September 2002


This paper examines three competing perspectives about appropriate positionings for disabled women in relation to abuse. It concludes that structural oppression must be challenged and proposes that the issue of disabled women and abuse is worthy of much greater attention and collaborative discussion.



Fawcett, B. (2002), "Convergence or divergence? Responding to the abuse of disabled women", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp. 24-33.

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