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 …

  • Children with Mental Disorder and the Law

    Children with Mental Disorder and the Law
    Anthony Harbour

    This book provides a guide to the law relating to mental health care for children and young people, their rights and entitlement to service, and discusses important issues in clinical and social care practice such as parental responsibility …

  • 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.

  • Disability and Equality Law

    Disability and Equality Law
    ElizabethF. Emens

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays addresses the theoretical, practical and legal dimensions of equality for persons with disabilities.

  • Disabled Education

    Disabled Education
    Ruth Colker

    “For the first time, this book tells the stories of the families who set key precedents for children with special needs.

  • Family Policy and Disability

    Family Policy and Disability
    Arie Rimmerman

    This book explores the status and scope of family policies related to households of children with disabilities, providing an in-depth, evidence-based review of legal, programmatic issues.

  • 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 …

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