Books in category Law – Disability

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Restricted Access

    Restricted Access
    Elizabeth Ellcessor

    Restricted Access investigates digital media accessibility—the processes by which media is made usable by people with particular needs—and argues for the necessity of conceptualizing access in a way that will enable greater …

  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

    Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law
    Michael Mandelstam

    All those working in community care, adult social work, health care and housing will find this book invaluable. Local authorities, the NHS, voluntary organisations and students will find this to be essential reading.

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