Books in category Law – Disability

  • Disability and the Good Human Life

    Disability and the Good Human Life
    Jerome E. Bickenbach, Franziska Felder, Barbara Schmitz

    This collection of original essays, from both established scholars and newcomers, takes up a debate that has recently flared up in philosophy, sociology, and disability studies on whether disability is intrinsically a harm that lowers a …

  • Disability Human Rights and Information Technology

    Disability, Human Rights, and Information Technology
    Jonathan Lazar, Michael Ashley Stein

    At the intersection of human-computer interaction, disability rights, civil rights, human rights, international development, and public policy, the volume's contributors examine crucial yet underexplored areas, including technology access …

  • Violence Against Women

    Violence Against Women
    Douglas A. Brownridge

    As the first book of its kind, Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations identifies where violence on vulnerable populations fits within the field, develops a method for studying vulnerable populations, and brings vital new knowledge …

  • Keywords for Disability Studies

    Keywords for Disability Studies
    Rachel Adams, Benjamin Reiss, David Serlin

    Each of the 60 essays in Keywords for Disability Studies focuses on a distinct critical concept, including “ethics,” “medicalization,” “performance,” “reproduction,” “identity,” and “stigma,” among others.

  • The Complete Guide to Creating a Special Needs Life Plan

    The Complete Guide to Creating a Special Needs Life Plan
    Hal Wright

    This book provides comprehensive guidance on creating a life plan to transition a special needs child to independence or to ensure they are well cared for in the future.

  • The Disability Pendulum

    The Disability Pendulum
    Ruth Colker

    In The Disability Pendulum, Ruth Colker presents the first legislative history of the enactment of the ADA in Congress and analyzes the first decade of judicial decisions under the act.

  • Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives

    Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives
    Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe

    Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger’s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the …

  • Discrimination Law

    Discrimination Law
    Sandra Fredman FBA

    The new edition retains the format of the highly successful first edition, while incorporating the many new developments in discrimination law since 2002, including the Equality Act 2010, human rights law, and EU law.

  • Crip Times

    Crip Times
    Robert McRuer

    The book engages various cultural flashpoints, including the spectacle surrounding the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; the murder trial of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius; the photography of Brazilian artist Livia …

  • Critical Perspectives on Human Rights and Disability Law

    Critical Perspectives on Human Rights and Disability Law
    Marcia H. Rioux, Lee Ann Basser Marks, Lee Ann Basser, Melinda Jones

    This book examines the changing relationship between disability and the law, addressing the intersection of human rights principles, human rights law, domestic law and the experience of people with disabilities.

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