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  • 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...

  • Disability Harassmentby Mark C. Weber

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 69.00

    Building on the insights of both disability studies and civil rights scholars, Mark C. Weber frames his examination of disability harassment on the premise that disabled people are members of a minority group that must negotiate an artificial yet often damaging environment of physical and attitudinal barriers. The book considers courts’ approaches... more...

  • Disability and Social Theoryby Dan Goodley; Bill Hughes; Lennard Davis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection, examines disability from a theoretical perspective, challenging views of disability that dominate mainstream thinking. Throughout, social theories of disability intersect with ideas associated with sex/gender, race/ethnicity, class and nation. more...

  • Disability Incarceratedby Liat Ben-Moshe; Chris Chapman; Allison C. Carey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    Disability Incarcerated offers an outstanding collection of interdisciplinary scholarship examining the incarceration and segregation of people with disabilities the United States and Canada. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...