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Disability rights

Disability rights

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Civil rights -- United States,
  • Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Involuntary sterilization -- United States,
  • Children with disabilities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Vocational rehabilitation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • People with disabilities -- Services for -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementUma Kukathas, book editor.
    SeriesIssues on trial
    ContributionsKukathas, Uma.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF480 .D575 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230227M
    ISBN 109780737744880
    LC Control Number2009019787

    A Brief History of the Disability Rights Movement Americans with disabilities are a group of approximately 50 million people that today lead independent, self-affirming lives and who define themselves according to their personhood – their ideas, beliefs, hopes and dreams – above an d . Nothing About Us Without Us is the first book in the literature on disability to provide a theoretical overview of disability oppression that shows its similarities to, and differences from, racism, sexism, and colonialism. Charlton's analysis is illuminated by interviews he conducted over a ten-year period with disability rights activists.

    Paperback. Condition: New. Updated ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. A newly updated account of the struggle for disability rights in the U.S. Seller Inventory # AAS More information about this seller | Contact this seller See posts, photos and more on Facebook.

    Disability Rights and Education The ACLU supports equal access to educational opportunities for people with disabilities. The ACLU is also committed to challenging the “school-to-prison pipeline,” a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public . INDIANA DISABILITY RIGHTS NAMES MELISSA KEYES AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Protection & Advocacy System (IPAS) Commission, the governing authority for Indiana Disability Rights (IDR), has named Melissa Keyes as the executive director. Click here to read the complete press release.


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