Mike Oliver, pioneer of ‘revolutionary’ social model of disability, dies – reports

Mike Oliver, a pioneering disability studies scholar who coined the influential social model of disability, has died, according to reports. Dr Oliver is best known for affirming that removing the disabling barriers that limit and oppress people with impairments is a social – not an individual – responsibility.

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Topics:
Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Aine Kelly-Costello

Source:
News Hub

Date published:
Mon 4th Mar, 2019