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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


Restructuring Disability Policy and Improving Employment Outcomes in the United States

David C. Stapleton and David R. Mann

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Since the mid-1980s, the employment and household income of working-age people with disabilities in the United States have steadily declined, while their reliance on public income and health support ... More


Defining Disability

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Disability has numerous definitions, and different definitions conjure up varying assumptions about the lives and expectations of persons with disabilities. This chapter explores the historical roots ... More


Future Directions in Disability Law

Samuel R. Bagenstos

in Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses future directions disability policy might take to respond to the limitations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It begins by considering ways to improve the ... More


Responding to Legal Mandates: Coauthored With Karen Cherwony

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses critical legislation that impacts professionals within human service organization. Information is provided about various laws that affect the workplace (e.g., The Family Leave ... More


Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226208312
eISBN:
9780226208343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226208343.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a perspective on how civil rights legislation affects the lives of ordinary Americans. Based on eye-opening and deeply moving interviews with intended beneficiaries of the ... More


Accessible Communication and Information

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter starts by considering the Americans with Disabilities Act and regulatory requirements for ensuring effective communications with persons with disabilities. It then reviews approaches for ... More


Designing Accessible Health Care Settings

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the design of health care settings that are accessible to persons with physical and sensory disabilities. It starts by reviewing Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. It ... More


Defining Disability

Samuel R. Bagenstos

in Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the definition of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Supreme Court's definition-of-disability decisions have long been criticized by disability ... More


The Limits of the Antidiscrimination Model

Samuel R. Bagenstos

in Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the success of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in achieving the goals of the disability rights movement. It shows that although the ADA has not had a significantly ... More


The Projects of the American Disability Rights Movement

Samuel R. Bagenstos

in Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the history of the American disability rights movement and its many, sometimes conflicting, projects. It begins with a brief tour of the major components of the disability ... More


Supercrip: Disability, Visuality, and the Silver Age Superhero

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter discusses the figure of the “supercrip,” which divides much of the disabled community both within itself and from the wider, “abled” culture. Coming into popular use around the time of ... More


Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Kimberly A. McCord

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190467760
eISBN:
9780190467807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467760.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities offers professors of music information and strategies for teaching the college music student with disabilities. According to the most recent ... More


Life Story: Georgia Steeb

in Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226208312
eISBN:
9780226208343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226208343.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The relationship between rights and identity holds the key to understanding how the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) become active in the lives of their intended ... More


Environmental Barriers

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

In addition to individual and social barriers to physical activity (PA), people with impairments also face a physical or built environment that is often not conducive to PA. The purpose of this ... More


Questionable Applications of the Ministerial Exception

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter focuses on questionable applications of the ministerial exception. More specifically, it asks whether a religious organization should be allowed to avoid the application of federal ... More


Postsecondary Music Education and Applicable Law

Kimberly A. McCord

in Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190467760
eISBN:
9780190467807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467760.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are two of the major laws that pertain to postsecondary students with disabilities. Interpreting the law can be ... More


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