Disability Rights

1st Edition

Peter Blanck

Routledge
Published September 12, 2005
Reference - 580 Pages
ISBN 9780754624523 - CAT# Y234178
Series: The International Library of Essays on Rights

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Summary

There is great diversity of definitions, causes and consequences of discrimination against persons with disabilities, yet there are fundamental themes uniting countries in their pursuit of human rights policies to improve the social and economic status of those with disabilities. In this volume are twenty-five important articles examining historical, contemporary and comparative issues crucial to the advancement of disability rights. The volume foreshadows the future of disability rights as a medium for ensuring that those living with disabilities participate as equal citizens of the world.

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