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  • Mental Disability and the Death Penaltyby Michael L. Perlin

    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...

  • Hurricane Timby Neville Peat

    Random House New Zealand 2013; Not Available

    The gripping biography of one of New Zealand's most distinguished farmers, entreprenuers and aviation heroes. When Sir Tim Wallis's Spitfire crashed at Wanaka airfield in 1996, his accident was reported around the world. This lion-hearted Central Otago man, a legendary figure in the aviation, deer farming and business worlds, was suddenly fighting... more...

  • Genetic Discriminationby Gerard Quinn; Aisling de Paor; Peter Blanck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this technology becomes more prevalent, there is a danger... 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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Disability in Jewish Lawby Tzvi C. Marx

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 200.00

    In recent decades, record numbers of Jews are taking a newfound interest in their legal heritage - the Bible and the Talmud, the law codes and the rabbinical responsa literature. In the course of this encounter, they may be interested in how these sources relate to the issue of disability, and the degree to which halakhic attitudes to disability are... more...

  • Women, Madness and the Lawby Wendy Chan; Dorothy E. Chunn; Robert Menzies

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95

    This book explores, for the first time in an edited collection, the intersection of three key  research areas - women, madness and the law - and advances the debates on how law and the 'psy' sciences play a critical role in regulating and controlling women's lives. more...

  • Men, Law and Genderby Richard Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    What does it mean to speak of ?men? as a gender category in relation to law? How does law relate to masculinities? This book presents the first comprehensive overview and critical assessment of the relationship between men, law and gender; outlining the contours of the ?man? of law across diverse areas of legal and social policy. Written in a theoretically... more...

  • Autism, Discrimination and the Lawby James Graham; Nick Graham

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 31.95

    Autism, Discrimination and the Law outlines how the legal requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 might be met for students and employees with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The main part of the book is devoted to case studies from further education and employment demonstrating how reasonable adjustments can be made successfully. more...