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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


Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China

Matthew Kohrman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226449
eISBN:
9780520935563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226449.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book chronicles the story of disability's emergence as an area of significant sociopolitical activity in contemporary China. Attentive to how bodies are embedded in discourse, history, and ... More


Cinderella of the welfare state: legislation for disabled people, 1970–72

Jameel Hampton

in Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses how the breakthrough in perception identified in chapter four led to the creation of legislation. The landmark Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 was passed and ... More


Epilogue

Matthew Kohrman

in Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226449
eISBN:
9780520935563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226449.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the impact of the death of Deng Xiaoping, leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP), on the future of the China Disabled Persons' Federation (CDPF). It explains that there ... More


Liability for Other Persons

Cees van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227679
eISBN:
9780191710414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227679.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In addition to liability for damage caused by movable and immovable objects, someone can also be liable for damage caused by another person with whom he has a special relationship. The most obvious ... More


The Continuing Disability Reviews: How the Politics of Controversy Hindered the Program

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes the Disability Determination Services (DDS) examiner—a system that determines whether a beneficiary is a disabled person. It also examines when a person would no longer be ... More


Energy, Disability, and the Law in Africa

Azizat O Amoloye-Adebayo and Nnenna Joy Eboh

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses how the concept of disability is understood in most African communities and how this conception is linked to access to modern energy services and development of the law. It ... More


Introduction

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter discusses the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, which provides “monthly cash payments in accordance with uniform, nationwide eligibility requirements to needy ... More


The last waltz: epilogue

Jameel Hampton

in Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The epilogue examines how disabled people and groups dealt with the failures of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act, as well as the cash benefits discussed in chapter five. The welfare ... More


More equal working lives? An assessment of New Labour policies

McKnight Abigail

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the impact of New Labour policies on inequalities in the labour market, focusing in particular on the experiences of previously disadvantaged groups: younger and older workers, ... More


The World Blind Union Guide to the Marrakesh Treaty: Facilitating Access to Books for Print-Disabled Individuals

Laurence R. Helfer, Molly K. Land, Ruth L. Okediji, and Jerome H. Reichman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190679644
eISBN:
9780190679682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679644.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled is a watershed development in the fields of intellectual ... More


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