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- Hart Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 111.60
Every day, large numbers of altruistic individuals, in the absence of any legal duty, provide substantial and essential services for elderly and disabled people. In doing so, many suffer financial and other disadvantages. This book considers the scope for a "private law" approach to rewarding, supporting or compensating carers. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
Media representation of and for the disabled has been recharged in recent years with the expansion of new media worldwide. Interactive digital communications?such as the Internet, new varieties of voice and text telephones, and digital broadcasting?have created a need for a more innovative understanding of new media and disability issues. This engaging... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95
Now in its completely updated second edition, this accessible guide provides essential information about how the law can be used to promote good practice and policy development for disabled children and young people. The authors take an anti-discriminatory and inclusive approach that involves parents and children in decision-making and advocacy. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 52.20
The need for a legislative framework for ensuring equality of opportunity is not seriously questioned in the UK. However,despite the presence on the Statute book of various significant pieces legislation dating back to the mid 1970s, there remain deep-seated structural disadvantages which blight the lives of many women, Black and Asian people, and... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 61.20
Offers an analysis of the role of reasonable adjustment duties in British law. This book explores the notion of the anticipatory reasonable adjustment duty - a notion which is, in many respects, distinctively British. It also probes the relationship between reasonable adjustment and other concepts. more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2008; US$ 21.95
This extensively revised third edition continues to provide reliable basic information and possible solutions to the legal problems that often affect people with multiple sclerosis (MS). In the past seven years, since the publication of the last edition, significant legislative changes have taken place that affect the lives of anyone living with MS.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 64.99
The Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities: International Perspectives examines the rights of disabled students in ten diverse countries on six continents. Written by leading experts in education law, this volume provides comparative insights to help meet the educational needs of disabled students. The book also offers strategies to manage... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00
Signed into law in July 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became effective two years later, and court decisions about the law began to multiply in the middle of the decade. In The Disability Pendulum , Ruth Colker presents the first legislative history of the enactment of the ADA in Congress and analyzes the first decade of judicial decisions... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Valerie Leiter argues that there are crucial missing links between federal disability policies and youth’s lives. Her argument is based on thorough examination of federal disability policy and interviews with young people with disabilities, their parents, and rehabilitation professionals. Attention is given to the diversity of expectations,... more...