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Disability and Social Responses in Some Southern African Nations

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, D.R. Congo (ex Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. A bibliography, with introduction and some historical items.

Compiled, introduced and annotated by M. Miles
West Midlands, UK
m99miles@hotmail.com

For a list of abbreviations used in this document, consult the glossary.

Angola, Burundi, D.R. Congo, Mozanbique, Rwanda

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ACHAC (1992) Liste des Centres pour Handicapès de l'Afrique Centrale: Zaïre, Rwanda, Burundi. 8 pp.

ANDERSSON, Neil, da SOUSA, Cesar Palha & PAREDES, Sergio (1995) Social cost of land mines in four countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Cambodia, and Mozambique. BMJ 311 (16 Sept. 95) 718-21.

ANGOLA. Gabinete do Plano do Ministerio da Educacao. Anuario estatistico. (annual) Luanda.

Association de Personnes Handicapèes de Nyankunde (APHN) (1993) Interview sur les problèmes ou difficultés des personnes handicapées à' Nyankunde. Unpubl. document, >APHN. (D.R. Congo)

BAKATUBIA M. & TALLEYRAND D. (1977) Les accidents de l'enfant à Lubumbashi. Problèmes Sociaux Zaïrois (Lubumbashi) 116-117: 113-121.

BALDO, Mariella (1987) Discourse patterns in first language use at home and second language use at school: an ethnographic approach. Unpubl. Ph.D. thesis, Univ. London. (Mozambique)

BASTOS, Inga (1994) Otitis Media and hearing loss among children in developing countries (Angola, Brazil, Tanzania, Philippines). Unpubl. Ph.D. thesis, Lunds Univ. (Hearing loss, schoolchildren).

BASTOS I., JANZON L., LUNDGREN K. & REIMER A. (1990) Otitis media and hearing loss in children attending an ENT clinic in Luanda, Angola. Intl J. Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 20: 137-48.

BATUKEZANGA, Zamenga (1979) Homme Comme Toi. Ksa: Assoc. des Centres pour Handicapés en Afrique Centrale. 110 pp.

BATUKEZANGA Z. [#] L'Enseignement pour Handicapés au Profit des Valides. Ksa: Kikesa. 77 pp.

BATUKEZANGA Z. (1981) Guèrir le Malade et la Maladie: l'infirme et son univers en Afrique noire. Ksa: Kikesa. 111 pp.

BATUKEZANGA Z. (1981) L'education en faveur des handicapés physiques au Zaire. Educafrica (special edn, Dec. 1981): 43-55. Dakar: UNESCO.

BEAMISH, Anne & DONOVAN, Will (1987) Vocational Workshops Programme for the Civilian War Disabled and Physically Handicapped in Angola. Toronto: Development Workshop on Building & Planning in the Third World. 169 pp.

BJORCK M., JOHANSSON R. & KANJI N. (1992) Improving the quality of primary care services in Angola. Hlth Policy & Planning 7: 290-95.

BOIVIN, Michael J. (1997) An ecological paradigm for a health behaviour analysis of "konzo," a paralytic disease of Zaire from toxic cassava. Soc.Sci.M. 45: 1853-62.

BOIVIN M.J. & GIORDANI, Bruno (1993) Improvements in cognitive performance for schoolchildren in Zaire, Africa, following an iron supplement and treatment for intestinal parasites. J. Pediatric Psychl. 18: 249-64.

BOIVIN M.J., GIORDANI B. & BORNEFELD B. (1995) Use of the Tactual Performance Test for cognitive ability testing with African children. Neuropsychology 9: 409-417.

BOIVIN M.J., GIORDANI B., NDANGA, Kisoki, MAKY, Makakala M., MANZEKI, Kafuti M. & NGUNU, Ngabanka (1993) Economic advantage and the cognitive ability of rural children in Zaire. J. Psychl. 130: 95-107.

BOIVIN M.J., GIORDANI B., NDANGA K., MAKY M.M. et al. (1993) Effects of treatment for intestinal parasites and malaria on the cognitive abilities of schoolchildren in Zaire, Africa. Hlth Psychl. 12: 220-26.

BROWN R., SEYFARTH S. & BROWN R.C. (1989) A twelve year follow-up of iodine deficiency in Bulape, Zaire. Annales de la Société Belge de la Médicine Tropicale 69: 251-55.

CAIN, Allen (1986) Vocational Workshops Programme for the War Disabled and Physically Handicapped in Angola. Luanda: Development Workshop.

CHAPUIS L. (1998) Collaboration of stakeholders in disability policies in Rwanda. Unpubl. M.Sc. diss., CICH, Univ. London.

CHAUQUE J. & CHARNLEY H. (1994) A Reinegracao do Deficiente Militar em Mocambique. Estudo de caso do Centro IV Congresso. Maputo: Secretaria de Estado de Accao Social, Departamento de Estudos e Documentacao, Nucleo de Estudos.

CHIZUNUGU R. (1985) La langue d'instruction et ses incidences sur les performances scolaires et attitudes des écoliers Zairois. #

CHUBERRE, Marie (1996) La représentation du Handicap chez les famillies et communauté des enfants handicapés du programe de Malhangalene, Maputo-Mozambique. Univ. de Rennes 1, Dept Santé Publique. 47 pp.

§ CLIFFE J.L. (1980) Health in Mozambique: a select bibliography 1950-1980. London. 29 pp.

CORNETT, David J. (1990) Communiquons avec les sourds. Bandundu, Zaire, 243 pp.

CORNIELJE, Huib, JELSMA, Jennifer & MOYO, Alice (Ed.s) (1999) Proceedings of the Workshop on Research Informed Rehabilitation Planning in Southern Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe, 29 June to 3 July, 1998. Leiden: Leidse Hogeschool; Harare: Univ. Zimbabwe. 125 pp. + diskette.

COURTEJOIE J. et al. [1985] Les Handicapés. Comment mieux vivre avec son handicap? Kangu-Mayombe (Bas Zaire): Bureau d'Etudes et de Recherches pour la Promotion de la Santé. 156 pp.

DAVIS-ROBERTS, Christopher (1985) Consciousness in extremity: discourse on madness among the Tabwa of Zaire. Intl J. Psychiatry 20: 569-587.

DECEUNINCK D. (1993) Early Intervention in Mentally Retarded Children. Manual (3) for the Training-Seminar-Workshop on Rehabilitation in Developing Countries, Butare, Rwanda. v + 122 pp.

DECEUNINCK, Dominiek & VANNESTE, Geert (1986) De problematiek in het algemeen en de opvoedingsproblematiek in het bijzonder van de visueel gehandicapten in Rwanda. Leuven. 179 pp.

DECEUNINCK D. & VANNESTE G. (1989) Curriculum Développement des sens restants pour la première année école primaire pour enfants aveugles. [Rwanda]. 18 pp.

DECEUNINCK D. & VANNESTE G. (1989) Curriculum Mobilité pour la première année école primaire pour enfants aveugles. [Rwanda]. 28 pp.

DECEUNINCK D. & VANNESTE G. (1991) Intervention Précoces aupres des Enfants Handicapés Mentaux. Manuel de Formation des Monitrices. A.D.A.R. Rwanda.

DECEUNINCK D. & VANNESTE G. (1993) Early Intervention in Visually Impaired Children. Manual (4) for the Training-Seminar-Workshop on Rehabilitation in Developing Countries, Butare, Rwanda.

DELVAUX, Jean-Paul (1970) L'examen de l'intelligence des écoliers de Kinshasa. Ksa: Université Lovanium. 220 pp.

DEVLIEGER, Patrick J. (1985) Etude socio-culturelle du handicap physique au Kasaïoriental. (D.R. Congo).

DEVLIEGER P.J. (1989) De sociaal-culturele betekenis van fysieke afwijking in Oost-Kasai (Zaire). Medische Anthropologie 1 (1) 49-61.

DEVLIEGER P.J. (1995) Why disabled? The cultural understanding of physical disability in an African society. In: Ingstad & Whyte (Ed.s) (q.v.) 94-106. (Zaire)

DEVLIEGER P.J. (2000) The logic of killing disabled children: infanticide, Songye cosmology, and the colonizer. In: J Hubert (Ed.) Madness, Disability and Social Exclusion. The archaeology and anthropology of ‘difference’, 159-167. London: Routledge.

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EKOLELE & TWAGIRAYESU I. (1985) La rééducation des sourds-muet. In: ACHAC. Rapport 6ème Assemblé générale. Bujumbura.

ERPICUM D. (1959) Tests mentaux et résultats scolaires chez les enfants congolais. Revue de Psychologie Appliquée 9: 11-21.

ERTING C.J., JOHNSON R.C., SMITH D.L. & SNIDER B.D. (1994) The Deaf Way. Perspectives from the International Conference on Deaf Culture [1989]. Washington D.C.: Gallaudet UP.

FERUZI M. & KOYABEYA M.-T. (1987) Infirmité physique et retard scolaire dans les écoles primaires à Kisangani. Études (Institute supérieur pedagogique de Buta) 16-17: 269-81. (D.R. Congo)

FINKELSTEIN, Vic & ZINKIN, Pam (1991) Considerations for the Development of a National Disability Policy. Consultancy Report. Maputo, Secretariat of State for Soc. Action (SEAS).

FORTES, Filomeno (1999) Country report: Angola. In: Cornielje et al. (Ed.s) Proceedings (q.v.) 86-87.

GOBLET-VANORMELINGEN, Veronique (1993) La maison du mbombo: rite thérapeutique pour les enfants à hauts risques dans le Zaire rural. Soc.Sci.M. 37: 241-52.

HARKNETT, Steve G. (1995) Disabled People in the Community: a study of a small town in North-East Zaïre. Kampala: UNISE.

HARKNETT S.G. (1996) Cultural factors in the definition of disability. A community study in Nyankunde, Zaïre. AJSNE 1 (1) 18-24.

HJERMANN, Reidar K. (1995) Child Soldiers: Psychological reaction and possibilities for rehabilitation. Abo, Finland: Abo Akademi Univ. (Mozambique).

HONWANA, Alcinda Manuel (1999) Appeasing the spirits: healing strategies in postwar Southern Mozambique. In: J.R. Hinnells & R. Porter (Ed.s) Religion, Health and Suffering, 237-255. London: Kegan Paul Intl.

HOWARD J. (1993-94) La théologie chrétienne du handicap. Revue Zaïroise de Théologie Protestante 7/8: 87-102.

HUCKSTEP, Ronald L. (1969) La poliomyélite: un guide simple (transl. from English). Bureau d'études et de recherches pour la promotion de la Santé. Kangu, Zaïre. 143 pp.

HYTTEN, Eyvind (1984) Report of a Mission to the People's Republic of Angola, 8-22 Dec. 1984. Report of Disabled Persons Unit, UNCSDHA, Vienna.

JANSSENS P.G. (1991) La lèpre au Zaïre: une prise de conscience hésitante. Annales Belge de l'histoire de la médecine 4 (2) 72-85.

JOHNSON T.F. (1974) Infertility and high infant mortality as reflected in Tsonga songtexts concerned with childrearing. Acta Ethnographica (Budapest) 23: 105-113. [incl. Mozambique]

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KANJI, Najmi & HARPHAM, Trudy (1992) From chronic emergency to development: an analysis of the health of the urban poor in Luanda, Angola. Intl J. Hlth Serv. 22: 349-63.

KARLSON, Lena (1993) Guia Para a Iniciação de Projectos Productivos nos Programas de Reabilitação Profissional: Material de trabalho destinado às pessoas reabilitadas através do sistema naccional de reabilitação profissional na República de Angola. Geneva: ILO.

KINGOMBE M.K. (1975) Approche du problème de l'intégration des handicapés physiques et recherche d'une perspective au Zaire. T.F.E., Institut supérieur des sciences humaines appliquées, Brussels.

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KYOMBA, Katako M., BOKOTA, Lomaliza & MIHIA, Bamwisho (1988) L'école maternelle et la stimulation des fonctions psychomotrices. Scientia Paedagogica Experimentalis 25 (1) (D.R. Congo).

LEON, Gérard [1989] Situation of the Disabled Children and Women Victims of Armed Conflicts in Angola and Mozambique. Luanda: Rehab. Intl & UNICEF.

LUIS A. (1991) Deficientes, que passos para a sua integracào na sociedade? Tempo 1070 (14 April) 9-11. (Mozambique)

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