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Disabled people and European human rights

a review of the implications of the 1998 Human Rights Act for disabled children and adults in the UK

by L. J. Clements

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Published by Policy Press in Bristol, UK .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain.,
    • Discrimination against people with diabilities -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
    • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.,
    • Human rights -- Great Britain.,
    • Human rights -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-111) and index.

      StatementLuke Clements and Janet Read.
      ContributionsRead, Janet, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD737 .C54 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 127 p. ;
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3762525M
      ISBN 101861344252
      LC Control Number2003467193
      OCLC/WorldCa52143871

      The European Union and all its Member States are party to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). This important treaty entered into force for the EU on January and has guided the content of the European disability strategy The rights in the Human Rights Act are taken from the European Convention on Human Rights. The UK helped write the Convention. Before we had the Human Rights Act in the UK, you had to go to the European Court of Human Rights (in France) to get help. This is far away and it can take years to get your case heard.

      The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is the first binding international human rights instrument to specifically address disability. Its aim is to "promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote. compliance with the UNCRPD, the European disability strategy for to , adopted by the European Commission in November , sets forth an ambitious policy framework to achieve full equality for people with disabilities in Europe and pays particular attention to .

      Disabled People Basic Human Rights Social Work Essay. words (22 pages) Essay. 1st Jan Social Work Reference this Gleeson () asserts that this document was used by the Council of Europe to implement the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in to safeguard human rights and basic liberties in Europe. Mental disability has come of age as a subject of concern under the European Convention on Human Rights. It was only in that the first significant decision of the ECHR was decided on the subject, and after that, cases were relatively few for many years. It is only recently that this has begun to change. This volume provides an account of where the law currently stands and speculation as.


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Written by an international panel of contributors including individuals holding public office, academics from the fields of law, social policy, disability studies and bioethics as well as practitioners and activists attempting to further disabled people’s human rights, Disabled people and European human rights book truly interdisciplinary book will be of interest to students and researchers of disability, law, social policy and human rights.

“This book is an essential reference text for anyone interested in European disability law – its past and its future.” ― Common Market Law Review, No 2 “ a significant and original contribution to the existing literature, and it will undoubtedly become an important work of reference in this field ”.

About the Author Luke Clements is a Reader in Law at Cardiff University Law School, Wales and a practising solicitor. He is a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health and Disability Committee and a member of the editorial board of European Human Rights Law Review.

He has published extensively on the legal aspects of human rights issues. Book Description This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law.

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Everyday low. This publication is designed for people with intellectual disabilities, their families, friends, and organizations. It is also useful for children with disabilities, and for any one wanting a straightforward explanation of what the CRPD is and what it says about the human rights of people with disabilities.

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The manager of the home, observing. About Disability Rights in Europe. This book is based on a conference organised jointly by the editors to mark the European Year of Disabled People. It explores the range of legal strategies which have been adopted,both nationally and internationally, to achieve equality for disabled people and facilitate their inclusion into mainstream society.

It examines current developments in anti-discrimination law, both within Member States and at EU. The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book. 'Human rights' has increasingly come to be seen as a significant framework, both to aid understanding of the experiences of those who face oppression, and to underpin.

This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law.

Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary perspectives. Publisher Synopsis "This learned and inspring book should be recommended to everyone involved in the human rights of disabled people, including those readers outside European and Anglo-Saxon jurisdictions." Interights Bulletin "A good review of social policy.

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The International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the first human rights treaty adopted by the United Nations in the 21st century.

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This chapter discusses the ways the language of human rights has come to the front of disability politics, policy, and research in the UK over the last twenty years. It considers a number of factors that have been identified as impacting the rights of disabled people with key concepts which have emerged over this period.

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