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  • Voices from the Edgeby Ruth O'Brien

    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...

  • Disabled People and the Right to Lifeby Luke Clements; Janet Read

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Violence Against Womenby Douglas A. Brownridge

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • From Good Will To Civil Rightsby Richard Scotch

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    Now that curb cuts, braille elevator buttons, and closed caption television are commonplace, many people assume that disabled people are now full participants in American society. This book tells a rather different story. It tells how America's disabled mobilized to effect sweeping changes in public policy, not once but twice, and it suggests that... more...

  • Escaping Stigma and Neglectby Giuseppe Zampaglione

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99

    People with disabilities in Sierra Leone are disadvantaged in regards to their access to social services and the economic opportunities available to them. Oftentimes, they are marginalized and their rights are ignored. The government of Sierra Leone is taking measures to improve the social and economic situation of people with disabilities in the country.... more...

  • Unfallbegutachtungby Friedrich Mehrhoff; Gert Muhr; Renate Ch. Meindl

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    A standard reference work for all who prepare, order, appraise, or evaluate reports on the consequences of accidents. more...

  • Issues in Human Rights Protection of Intellectually Disabled Personsby Andreas Dimopoulos

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    This volume examines a wide array of issues relating to human rights and intellectual disability, such as the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the case law of the ECtHR, and jurisprudential issues of liberal equality. It will of interest academics, human rights activists and legal practitioners in the field of disability rights. more...

  • Transition Planning for Students with Disabilitiesby Jeffery P. Bakken; Fesus E. Obiakor

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 39.95

    The need for transition services for students with exceptionalities is apparent and critical for their success after high school. It is essential for school professionals, parents, and students to work collaboratively and consultively to determine each student's future goals and develop an effective plan to meet those goals successively. This book,... more...

  • Current Issues and Trends in Special Educationby Festus E. Obiakor; Jeffrey P. Bakken; Anthony F. Rotatori

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95

    The field of special education constantly changes as a result of legislation, instructional formats and research investigations. Addressing the issues and trends in Special Education, this title covers identification, assessment and instruction. It also covers research, technology, and teacher preparation. more...

  • Reading Embodied Citizenshipby Emily Russell

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    Drawing from major figures in American literature, including Mark Twain, Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, and David Foster Wallace, as well as introducing texts from the emerging canon of disability studies, Emily Russell demonstrates the place of disability at the core of American ideals. The narratives prompted by the encounter between ... more...