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Enabling Acts
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written by Lennard J. Davis, fl. 1987 (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 312 page(s)
The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA—the 'eyes on the prize' moment for disability rights The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the widest-ranging and most comprehensive piece of civil rights legislation ever passed in the United States, and it has become the model for disabilit...
written by Lennard J. Davis, fl. 1987 (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 312 page(s)
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, Family Policy and Disability
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written by Arie Rimmerman, 1950-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 224 page(s)
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. It includes a discussion of the gaps between family needs and contemporary family policies in the United States and European co...
written by Arie Rimmerman, 1950-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 224 page(s)
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Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series, Land Use Law and Disability: Planning and Zoning for Accessible Communities
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written by Robin Malloy, 1956-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 266 page(s)
In Land Use Law and Disability, Robin Paul Malloy argues that our communities need better planning to be safely and easily navigated by people with mobility impairment and to facilitate intergenerational aging in place. To achieve this, communities will need to think of mobility impairment and inclusive design as...
written by Robin Malloy, 1956-, in Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 266 page(s)
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Civil Disabilities: Citizenship, Membership, and Belonging
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edited by Nancy J. Hirschmann, 1965- and Beth Linker, fl. 2005, in Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 320 page(s)
An estimated one billion people around the globe live with a disability; this number grows exponentially when family members, friends, and care providers are included. Various countries and international organizations have attempted to guard against discrimination and secure basic human rights for those whose live...
edited by Nancy J. Hirschmann, 1965- and Beth Linker, fl. 2005, in Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 320 page(s)
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The Accessibility of Manitobans Act
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written by Disabilities Issues Office (Winnipeg, MB: Disabilities Issues Office, 2014, originally published 2014), 20 page(s)
The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) became law December 5, 2013. Under this landmark legislation, the Manitoba government will develop mandatory accessibility standards. Each standard will address barriers for Manitobans in key areas of daily living. Standards will apply to Manitoba's private and public sec...
written by Disabilities Issues Office (Winnipeg, MB: Disabilities Issues Office, 2014, originally published 2014), 20 page(s)
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The ADA Diaries
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written by It’s Our Story (2014), 1 page(s),
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This collection of personal testimonies, newspaper articles, and official communications played a critical role in making the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 possible. For centuries, people with disabilities lived without rights, were oppressed by social stigma, rejected by wide swaths of culture, and were...
written by It’s Our Story (2014), 1 page(s),
Source: www.itsourstory.com
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Disability and Justice: The Capabilities Approach in Practice
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written by Christopher A. Riddle, fl. 2014 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 126 page(s)
Disability & Justice: The Capabilities Approach in Practice examines the capabilities approach and how, as a matter of justice, the experience of disability is accounted for. It suggests that the capabilities approach is first, unable to properly diagnose both those who are in need as well as the extent to which a...
written by Christopher A. Riddle, fl. 2014 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 126 page(s)
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Crises, Conflict and Disability: Ensuring Equality
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edited by David Mitchell, fl. 2014 and Valerie L. Karr, fl. 2014, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 260 page(s)
People with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. They experience higher mortality rates, have fewer available resources and less access to help, especially in refugee camps, as well as in post-disaster environments. Already subject to sever...
edited by David Mitchell, fl. 2014 and Valerie L. Karr, fl. 2014, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 260 page(s)
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Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusion
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edited by Alan Roulstone, 1962-, Hannah Morgan, fl. 2014 and Karen Soldatic, fl. 2010, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 199 page(s)
Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks to expand the current geographical frame operating within the realm of disability. Providing a critical a...
edited by Alan Roulstone, 1962-, Hannah Morgan, fl. 2014 and Karen Soldatic, fl. 2010, in Routledge Advances in Disability Studies (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 199 page(s)
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Mental Disability and the Death Penalty: The Shame of the States
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written by Michael L. Perlin, fl. 1985 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 294 page(s)
There is no question that the death penalty is disproportionately imposed in cases involving defendants with mental disabilities. There is clear, systemic bias at all stages of the prosecution and the sentencing process – in determining who is competent to be executed, in the assessment of mitigation evidence, i...
written by Michael L. Perlin, fl. 1985 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 294 page(s)
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