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Disability

  • Enabling Actsby Lennard J. Davis

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA?the ?eyes on the prize? moment for disability rights   The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the widest-ranging and most comprehensive piece of civil rights legislation ever passed in the United States, and it has become the model for disability-based laws around the world. Yet... more...

  • Group Homesby Brian Connolly; Dwight H. Merriam

    American Bar Association 2015; US$ 77.99

    Group Homes fills a critical gap in the literature by analyzing and applying federal antidiscrimination law to the practical problems of planning for and regulating group homes for people with disabilities. more...

  • Disabled Justice?by Eilionóir Flynn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    International and comparative in scope, this book analyses the experience of people with disabilities through the entire justice system and also considers the participation of people with disabilities in a variety of roles such as witness, defendant, victim, plaintiff, lawyer, judge and juror. More broadly, it also critically examines the subtle barriers... more...

  • Family Policy and Disabilityby Arie Rimmerman

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    Explores family policies related to households of children with disabilities, providing an in-depth, evidence-based review of legal, programmatic issues. more...

  • Special Needs and Legal Entitlementby John Friel; Melinda Nettleton; Columb Friel

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    This essential and accessible guide to the legal entitlements of children and young people with special needs explains the new system of Education, Health and Care Plans which replaces the Statement of Special Educational Needs. It provides essential information for parents about how the system works, what they can expect, and how they can appeal. more...

  • The Development of Disability Rights Under International Lawby Arlene S. Kanter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    The adoption of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CPRD) by the United Nations in 2006 is the first comprehensive and binding treaty on the rights of people with disabilities. It establishes the right of people with disabilities to equality, dignity, autonomy, full participation, as well as the right to live in the community,... 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...

  • Land Use Law and Disabilityby Robin Paul Malloy

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Argues that communities need better planning to be safely navigated by people with mobility impairment and to facilitate intergenerational aging in place. more...

  • Your Pennsylvania Wills, Trusts, & Estates Explained Simplyby Linda Ashar

    Atlantic Publishing Group Inc 2014; US$ 12.47

    Few people want to think about what would happen to their families if they become disabled or die; however, planning for these occurrences in advance will reduce potential stress on your family later in life. 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...