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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, From Rhetoric to Action: Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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written by Eilionoir Flynn, 1986-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 489 page(s)
This book contains a global comparative study of implementation and monitoring mechanisms for national disability strategies. It comprises a comparative study that was conducted at international, regional, and comparative country levels and that highlights critical success factors in implementing disability strate...
written by Eilionoir Flynn, 1986-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 489 page(s)
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5: CAN TECHNOLOGY OVERCOME THE DISABLING CITY?
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written by Brendan Gleeson, fl. 2005; in Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability, Critical Geographies (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2005, originally published 1999), 110-129
Just as geographies of race, gender, class and sexuality have drawn attention to how complex power relations in society are spatialized, so geographies of illness and impairment offer a deeper understanding of the world. In recent years geographers have increasingly engaged with both the theoretical debates surrou...
written by Brendan Gleeson, fl. 2005; in Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability, Critical Geographies (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2005, originally published 1999), 110-129
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Disability and the Life Course: Global Perspectives
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edited by Mark Priestley, fl. 2001 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 274 page(s)
This book explores the global experience of disability using a novel life course approach. It provides a unique combination of analysis, policy issues and autobiography, offering the reader a rare opportunity to make links among the theoretical, the political and the personal in a single volume. There are contribu...
edited by Mark Priestley, fl. 2001 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 274 page(s)
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Disability Discrimination Act 1992
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written by Australia. Parliament (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. Office of Parliamentary Counsel, 2013, originally published 1992), 89 page(s)
The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) was an act passed by the Parliament of Australia in 1992 to promote the rights of people with disabilities in certain areas such as housing, education and provision of goods and services.
written by Australia. Parliament (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. Office of Parliamentary Counsel, 2013, originally published 1992), 89 page(s)
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ONE: Paradoxical lives: intellectual disability policy and practice in twentieth-century Australia
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written by Lee-Ann Monk, fl. 2019; edited by Simon Jarrett, fl. 2012 and Jan Walmsley, fl. 1985; in Intellectual Disability In The Twentieth Century (Bristol, England: University of Bristol. Policy Press, 2019), 29-42
With contributions from distinguished authors in 14 countries across 5 continents, this book provides a unique transnational perspective on intellectual disability in the twentieth century. Each chapter outlines different policies and practices, and details real-life accounts from those living with intellectual di...
written by Lee-Ann Monk, fl. 2019; edited by Simon Jarrett, fl. 2012 and Jan Walmsley, fl. 1985; in Intellectual Disability In The Twentieth Century (Bristol, England: University of Bristol. Policy Press, 2019), 29-42
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[Front Matter]
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written by Rachel Carling-Jenkins, 1975-; in Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), [NA]-[xvi]
This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups en...
written by Rachel Carling-Jenkins, 1975-; in Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), [NA]-[xvi]
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Chapter 5: Structural and Cultural Rights in Australian Disability Employment Policy
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written by Karen R. Fisher, fl. 2014, Randall Owen, fl. 2014 and Sarah Parker Harris, fl. 2014; in Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), [83]-100
Disability studies scholars and activists have long criticized and critiqued so-termed ’charitable’ approaches to disability where the capitalization of individual disabled bodies to invoke pity are historically, socially, and politically circumscribed by paternalism. Disabled individuals have long advocated f...
written by Karen R. Fisher, fl. 2014, Randall Owen, fl. 2014 and Sarah Parker Harris, fl. 2014; in Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism, Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014), [83]-100
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Chapter 11: Learning Disabilities in Australia
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written by John Elkins, fl. 2001; in Research and Global Perspectives in Learning Disabilities: Essays in Honor of William M. Cruikshank, LEA Series on Special Education and Disability (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2001), 181-[196]
This volume honors the founder of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities (IARLD), William M. Cruickshank, and his many accomplishments. His influence on special education in general, and learning disabilities in specific, is evident throughout the world. Consistent with his international a...
written by John Elkins, fl. 2001; in Research and Global Perspectives in Learning Disabilities: Essays in Honor of William M. Cruikshank, LEA Series on Special Education and Disability (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2001), 181-[196]
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The Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities: International Perspectives
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edited by Charles J. Russo, fl. 2008 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011, originally published 2011), 266 page(s)
Since 1948 when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, all students have been declared the right to education. The rights of disabled students have not been explicitly addressed, however, and each country has developed their own rules and regulations. Although similarities exist amon...
edited by Charles J. Russo, fl. 2008 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011, originally published 2011), 266 page(s)
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No Limits, Season 7, Leadership Plus Interviews
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produced by Disability Media Australia and Grit Media, in No Limits, Season 7 (Melbourne, Victoria: Disability Media Australia, 2007), 32 mins
This 2007 episode of No Limits, produced by Disability Media Australia, is an interview with the founders and members of Leadership Plus, a leadership organization for people with disabilities.
produced by Disability Media Australia and Grit Media, in No Limits, Season 7 (Melbourne, Victoria: Disability Media Australia, 2007), 32 mins
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