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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and mental health law, and the changing attitudes which... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Women's Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalising Age explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for womens human rights, especially over the past three decades. It identifies the main feminist influences that have shaped the movement liberal, radical, third world and cosmopolitan and exposes how the Western,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ?coercive care? in relation to individuals such as those with severe mental illnesses,... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00
Mental health legislation is essential for protecting the rights of people with mental disorders, who comprise a vulnerable section of society. This module provides information to help guide the development of mental health legislation. The module begins by setting out the activities that are required before legislation is formulated. The content of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This current and timely volume presents new thinking and new directions in feminist legal scholarship. Rethinking key concepts in legal feminism, Cowan and Hunter provide a unique examination of key socio-legal concepts in law, jurisprudence and legal and political theory. Written by an international cast of contributors, offering different cultural... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 189.00
In an attempt to provide answers to difficult questions, this book presents a collection of theoretical frameworks to the field of law and ageing. Written by the leading scholars, this book describes the diverse and rich theoretical landscape of this field. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 139.99
Mental disorders are ubiquitous, profoundly disabling and people suffering from them frequently endure the worst conditions of life.In recent decades both mental health and human rights have emerged as areas of practice, inquiry, national policy-making and shared international concern. Human-rights monitoring and reporting are core features of public... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 55.95
This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of human rights and the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. It combines historical, psychological, philosophical, social, educational, medical and legal perspectives to form a unique and insightful account of the subject. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95
The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a humankind that spans current and future generations. This book, with a foreword by Roger Brownsword, is the first systematic examination of how the rights of the unborn and future generations are handled in common law and under international legal instruments.... more...