Books in category Law – Disability

  • Disabled People and the Right to Life

    Disabled People and the Right to Life
    Luke Clements, Janet Read

    The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book.

  • Disability Reader

    Disability Reader
    Tom Shakespeare

    A collection of essays exploring the intellectual implications of a disability equality perspective. Leading social scientists draw on current theory and research and offer an overview of contemporary debates.

  • 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 Disability Pendulum

    The Disability Pendulum
    Ruth Colker

    The book argues that despite an initial atmosphere of bipartisan support with the expectation that the ADA would make a significant difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities, judicial decisions have not been consistent with …

  • Colker and Milani s Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell 4th

    Colker and Milani’s Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell, 4th
    Ruth Colker, Adam Milani

    The fourth edition includes significant focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act, including its 2008 amendment.

  • I diritti della persona con disabilit Dalla convenzione internazionale ONU alle buone pratiche

    I diritti della persona con disabilità. Dalla convenzione internazionale ONU alle buone pratiche
    Paola Baratella

    Attraverso eventi, esperienze, ricerche, buone prassi e storie quotidiane in cui la persona con disabilità emerge nei volti di persone passate e presenti, il volume mira a promuovere la Convenzione Internazionale ONU sui diritti delle …

  • 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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