Section 21 of the 1992 rehabilitation act amendments and diversity articles

Allen N. Lewis, Aisha Shamburger, Colleen Head, Amy J. Armstrong, Steve L. West

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Abstract

This study explores whether the passage of Section 21 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992 is associated with an increased publication of articles on diversity topics in four mainstream rehabilitation journals to understand the correlation between the passage of this legislation and publication behavior among rehabilitation academics. The findings revealed that twice as many diversity-related articles were published after the passage of Section 21 of the 1992 Rehabilitation Act Amendments as before. Diversity themes among articles published before Section 21 differed from those published after its passage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-96
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Volume26
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 12 2007

Keywords

  • Diversity
  • Legislation
  • Multicultural counseling
  • Public rehabilitation
  • Publication productivity
  • Rehabilitation act amendments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy

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