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Cause Lawyers, Clients, and the State: Congress as a Forum for Cause Lawyering during the Enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Neta Ziv

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on cause lawyering in Congress. Its subject is the group of advocates representing disabled persons during the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A. between ... More


Minding the Gap? Children with Disabilities and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Bronagh Byrne

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides a critical assessment of the approach adopted by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) towards children with disabilities and its ... More


People with intellectual disabilities

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0039
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses issues in the provision of palliative care to people with intellectual disabilities, including late diagnosis, communication problems, family, and the needs of care staff. It ... More


Liberation Theologies of Disability

Deborah Beth Creamer

in Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369151
eISBN:
9780199871193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter explores some of the justice concerns raised by attention to disability, and demonstrates parallels between this lens and the commitments of various liberation theologies. It explores ... More


The Insurers Triumphant

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter demonstrates how the coalition of insurance companies, managed-care firms, and small businesses destroyed a proposal for home care for disabled people in the 1980s, and notes that the ... More


The Caring Self: The Work Experiences of Home Care Aides

Clare L. Stacey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449857
eISBN:
9780801463310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449857.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 1.7 million home health aides and personal and home care aides in the United States as of 2008. These home care aides are rapidly ... More


Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Colin Barnes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The number of disability related support services controlled and run by disabled people themselves has increased significantly in the UK and internationally over the past forty years. As a result, ... More


Disability and Employer Practices: Research across the Disciplines

Susanne M. Bruyère (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700583
eISBN:
9781501703454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700583.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book is about the employment of people with disabilities in the United States and the important role of employer practices. Nearly one in five people report some form of disability, and they are ... More


Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Mark Edele

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the fate of the millions of Soviet soldiers who survived the Second World War and returned to Stalin's state after victory, tracing the veterans' story from the early post‐war ... More


Soldiers and Poets

Douglas Kerr

in Wilfred Owen's Voices: Language and Community

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198123705
eISBN:
9780191671609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123705.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

As ‘Disabled’ was first drafted in October 1917 and was revised in July 1918, Owen decided that this would serve as the main poem in Disabled and Other Poems, his first book. This title reflected a ... More


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

Luke Clements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344250
eISBN:
9781447302087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Over the past two decades, there has been increasing recognition of the ways in which disabled children and adults have been denied human and civil rights that others take for granted. In the year ... More


Disability and the death and dying agenda

Carol Thomas

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0028
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter considers the interests of disabled people in the social management of death and dying. It covers: the meaning and nature of disability, including key concepts; the social position and ... More


Care and social integration in European societies

Birgit Pfau-Effinger and Birgit Geissler (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides descriptions and comparative analyses of the now complex and highly varied arrangements for the care of children, disabled and older people in Europe, set within the context of ... More


‘A Great Profession’

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on one of the ‘problem groups' among veterans: the disabled. They were in a paradoxical position. On the one hand, they were the only subgroup of veterans with a continued legal ... More


End-of-life care for patients with intellectual disabilities

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, Annemieke Wagemans, and Leopold Curfs

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0074
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The provision of end-of-life care for people with intellectual disabilities is becoming an issue of increasing concern. This is an ageing population. Comprehensive and up-to-date morbidity and ... More


Parenting and disability: Disabled parents' experiences of raising children

Richard Olsen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343642
eISBN:
9781447302902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book reports on the first substantial UK study of parenting, disability, and mental health. It examines the views of parents and children in seventy-five families. Covering a broad spectrum of ... More


Interviewing Children With Special Needs

Deborah Davies and Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Dealing with children with special needs because of developmental and/or physical disabilities also requires special interview skills. This chapter discusses research on children with disabilities, ... More


Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book looks at the current effectiveness and future scope for enabling policy in the field of disability and employment. By addressing the current strengths and weaknesses of disability and ... More


Introduction

Sonali Shah and Mark Priestley

in Disability and social change: Private lives and public policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427878
eISBN:
9781447302070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427878.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book reveals how life has changed for young disabled people growing up in Britain from the 1940s to the present day. It focuses on the stories of those who were diagnosed or labelled with ... More


Brain–Computer Interfaces: Principles and Practice

Jonathan Wolpaw and Elizabeth Winter Wolpaw (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388855
eISBN:
9780199932689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388855.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

In the last fifteen years, a recognizable surge in the field of Brain Computer Interface (BCI) research and development has emerged. This emergence has sprung from a variety of factors. For one, ... More


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