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To Assess the Cognitive Social Capital among Persons with Disabilities in Chandigarh: A Case Study

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 816-820

Keywords : Cognitive Social Capital; Persons with Disabilities; Descriptive Survey; Snowball Sampling; Inclusive acceptance;

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Cognitive social capital is what and how people think and feel. The present study aimed to assess cognitive social capital of persons with disability (PWD) living in Chandigarh. Descriptive survey method with snowball sampling technique was used. Twenty-five Persons with Disabilities below 60 years were included in the sample. The researchers adapted the questionnairesof Chen et al. (2009) and Jenny and Bullen (2000). Questionnaire containedeleven items through which it was found that majority PWDs preferred to live and play in the same place with the rest of the community whereas few of them undergo a lack of acceptance in the society. The study concluded that there is lack of inclusive acceptance of PWD in the society.

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