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  • Children with Mental Disorder and the Lawby Anthony Harbour; Mary Mitchell; Wendy Whitaker

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Alzheimer's Advisorby Vaughn E. JAMES

    AMACOM 2008; US$ 2.99

    A compassionate and practical handbook for protecting loved ones who suffer from this common and debilitating disease. more...

  • Community Care Practice and the Lawby Michael Mandelstam

    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...

  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Lawby Michael Mandelstam

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Guide to Special Education Advocacyby Matthew Cohen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 26.95

    This book gives strategies for advocating for better provision of special education in schools. Cohen's insightful manual gives a practical vision of how a parent or a professional can become an advocate to achieve a more inclusive and rewarding education for the child with a disability. more...

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

    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$ 139.95

    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...