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Lawyers, Lead On: Lawyers with Disabilities Share Their Insights

by Carrie G. Basas, Rebecca S. Williford & Stephanie L. Enyart

This inspiring book contains letters of encouragement and advice from lawyers with disabilities to law students and new lawyers with disabilities. The writers share their perspectives on work and disability,...


Digital Disability: The Social Construction of Disability in New Media

by Gerard Goggin & Christopher Newell

Media representation of and for the disabled has been recharged in recent years with the expansion of new media worldwide. Interactive digital communications-such as the Internet, new varieties of voice and...


Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives: Finding a Voice of Their Own

by Ravi Malhotra & Morgan Rowe

Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger's work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults...


Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated...


Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam

This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners...


Issues in Human Rights Protection of Intellectually Disabled Persons

by Andreas Dimopoulos

This book develops a legal argument as to how persons with intellectual disability can flourish in a liberal setting through the exercise of human rights, even though they are perceived as non-autonomous. Using...


Mental Disability and the Death Penalty: The Shame of the States

by Michael L. Perlin

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...


Disability and Equality Law

by ElizabethF. Emens

This interdisciplinary collection of essays addresses the theoretical, practical and legal dimensions of equality for persons with disabilities. The issues covered include the central problem of defining disability...


The Future of Disability Law in India

by Jayna Kothari

According to some estimates, there are around 20 to 60 million people with disability in India. For long this invisible minority went without any kind of protection or even legislation aimed at recognizing their...


Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation

by Elizabeth Ellcessor

While digital media can offer many opportunities for civic and cultural participation, this technology is not equally easy for everyone to use. Hardware, software, and cultural expectations combine to make some...


Structured Negotiation

by Lainey Feingold

Without lawsuits, Structured Negotiation has led to settlement agreements with Bank of America, Walmart, CVS, Major League Baseball, Anthem, Weight Watchers, and a host of other organizations. Settlements with...


Applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Education: A Practical Guide for Education Professionals

by Jane L. Sinson

Providing clear guidance on mental capacity and its assessment in young people (aged 16-25) with special educational needs, this is the essential guide for education professionals on the incorporation of the...


Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for California

by Shae Irving

Every adult, even those who haven't yet made a will or trust, should create an advance directive and financial power of attorney. This book makes it easy and inexpensive to create these documents, which can...


Words Made Flesh

by R. A. R. Edwards

During the early nineteenth century, schools for the deaf appeared in the United States for the first time. These schools were committed to the use of the sign language to educate deaf students. Manual education...


The Disability Pendulum

by Ruth Colker

Signed into law in July 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became effective two years later, and court decisions about the law began to multiply in the middle of the decade. In The Disability Pendulum...


Disabled Education

by Ruth Colker

Enacted in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act – now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides all children with the right to a free and appropriate public education....


Disability Harassment

by Mark C. Weber

Building on the insights of both disability studies and civil rights scholars, Mark C. Weber frames his examination of disability harassment on the premise that disabled people are members of a minority group...


California Workers' Comp: How to Take Charge When You're Injured on the Job

by Christopher Ball

More than a million Californians a year suffer job-related injuries or illness. For many, receiving compensation can be a nightmare, since recent laws give employers and insurance companies far greater rights...


Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights

by Lennard J. Davis

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...


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - What is the Evidence? : Ebook Format

by Douglas W Martin, Robert J Barth & James B Talmage

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a controversial issue in medicine. This book provides the most up to date universal review of the construct known as CRPS. The authors review the history of the diagnosis and...