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.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||581|
|ISBN (Print)||0754624528, 9780754624523|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)