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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Disability Rights Law and Policy

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ISBN13: 9781571052391
ISBN: 1571052399
Published: December 2002
Publisher: Transnational Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £118.00

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This volume describes the extraordinary success of the international political movement of people with disabilities to include disability as a human rights issue. The authors are renowned disability rights attorneys, university professors, and activists who practice, teach and work internationally.

The collection begins with a survey of international, comparative and regional disability law reforms. It sets the stage for the Principles, an exploration of theoretical problems and issues that must be addressed if disability legislation is to have the desired impact. Topics include the challenge of defining disability; the role of prejudice in conceptualising rights-based laws; theories of equality as they relate to disability; the dissonance between social welfare and civil rights approaches to disability; and the use of international human rights and other laws to challenge institutionalisation and advance community integration.

The collection concludes with works related to practice, 'nuts and bolts' strategies that activists used to achieve passage of the landmark 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, and a report of the ADA's practical impact on the lives of people with disabilit