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The UN Convention: The Impact of the New UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on International Mental Disability Law

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The most significant development in the relationship between international human rights law and mental disability law has been the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with ... More


Egalitarianism, disability and monistic ideals

Steven R. Smith

in Equality and diversity: Value incommensurability and the politics of recognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426079
eISBN:
9781447302209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426079.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter argues that the medical and social models of disability, while establishing clearly located poles for understanding differing interpretations of disablement, allow for a range of ... More


The Welfarist Account of Disability

Guy Kahane and Julian Savulescu

in Disability and Disadvantage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199234509
eISBN:
9780191809804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234509.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defines disability as a stable personal trait that tends to diminish a person's wellbeing relative to some given context. This definition goes beyond the social model or the medical ... More


Models of Disability

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/9780190638054.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is to describe the different models of disability to help sport and exercise psychology researchers understand the various philosophical and psychological perspectives ... More


The social model of disability and suicide prevention

Helen Spandler and David Webb

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter is a transcript of an interview with David Webb, the author of Thinking about Suicide, who completed what is thought to be the world’s first PhD on suicide by a suicide survivor. The ... More


Equality, identity and disability

Steven R. Smith

in Equality and diversity: Value incommensurability and the politics of recognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426079
eISBN:
9781447302209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426079.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores equality, identity, disability and other related themes, and argues that, consistent with social work codes of ethics and mainstream social policy objectives, the disability ... More


Raising Children With Disabilities and Their Peers at a Japanese Public Elementary School

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

in Disability, Culture, and Development: A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199970827
eISBN:
9780199369904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970827.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Japanese educators recently created a new disability category, “developmental disabilities” to refer to relatively mild cognitive and behavioral disabilities, such as learning disabilities, ADHD, and ... More


Involving people with learning difficulties in participatory research

Jo Aldridge

in Participatory research: Working with vulnerable groups in research and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305644
eISBN:
9781447311003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305644.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Ensuring that people with learning difficulties are included in research studies in ways that enhance their participation, as well as their emancipation, are important and necessary goals for ... More


Unsettling impairment: mental health and the social model of disability

William J Penson

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the problems facing the use of the social model of disability in relation to mental distress. Impairment is a key component of both medical and social models, but in the mental ... More


Equal Access to Health Care Under the UN Disability Rights Convention

Michael Ashley Stein, Janet E. Lord, and Dorothy Weiss Tolchin

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the issue of access to health care from a global perspective by focusing on the mandates of the 2006 United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD). ... More


UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: out of the frying pan into the fire? Mental health service users and survivors aligning with the disability movement

Anne Plumb

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), and questions whether mental health service-users and survivors are best served by becoming ... More


A Natural Alliance against a Common Foe? Opponents of Enhancement and the Social Model of Disability

Linda Barclay

in The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754855
eISBN:
9780191816352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754855.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It may appear that there are grounds for an alliance between opponents of enhancement and disability advocates. People from both camps condemn parents who aspire to improve the physical and ... More


Towards a socially situated model of mental distress

Jerry Tew

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The field of mental health has its own history of activism, out of which alternative approaches to mental distress have emerged. However, these ideas have yet to coalesce into a way of thinking that ... More


Psycho-emotional disablism in the lives of people experiencing mental distress

Donna Reeve

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The traditional social model of disability focuses on the public, structural barriers faced by disabled people and has been criticised as having little relevance for those people experiencing mental ... More


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