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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 44.99
Michael Perlin shows how the administration of the death penalty deprives persons with mental disabilities of their constitutional rights, and how trial courts and prosecutors consciously flaunt the law. Using rea l life examples, he brings this often overlooked situation to light and calls for immediate change. more...
- NOLO 2012; US$ 39.99
Written both for first-time applicants and existing recipients of Social Security disability, this guide demystifies the program and tells you everything you need to know about qualifying and applying for benefits, maintaining your benefits, and appealing the denial of a claim. Learn about: what Social Security disability is what benefits... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2005; US$ 19.95
Barrier Free Travel has been nominated for a 2006 Ben Franklin Award! Click here to learn more about the Ben Franklin Awards. Authored by the editor of the leading travel magazine for people with disabilities, Emerging Horizons , this second edition of Barrier Free Travel continues to be the definitive guide to accessible travel for those who use a... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 35.95
The multi-disability nature of acquired brain injury and its complex effects make the return to employment particularly problematic. This book provides a clear overview of the cognitive and psychological difficulties associated with brain injury and discusses how people affected by it can prepare for and remain in employment. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 73.99
Challenges the mindset of those who would deny equal protection to the disabled, and to provide informative analysis regarding the intent and application of the ADA for those seeking to learn more about disability rights. It gives insight into the moral reasoning behind the laws and the personal consequences to deprived of their rights. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book. 'Human rights' has increasingly come to be seen as a significant framework, both to aid understanding of the experiences of those who face oppression, and to underpin social, legal and political measures to counter it. Disabled People and the Right to Life uses this... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95
This book provides a guide to the law relating to mental health care for children and young people, and discusses important issues in clinical and social care practice such as parental responsibility, Gillick competency and capacity, emergency intervention and detention, assessment of mental illness and confidentiality in practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping vulnerable groups of women. However, developments... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 75.00
This fourth edition of Community Care Practice and the Law has been fully updated to reflect the rapid and continuing legal, policy and practice changes affecting community care. It provides comprehensive and jargon-free explanations of community care legislation, as well as other areas of law directly relevant to practitioners. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated in the harm suffered. For example, in terms of gross lapses in standards of care and basic dignity sometimes found in hospitals. more...