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Eugenics and the Expressivist Argument

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Eugenics Argument says that screening out disability is wrong because it is a form of eugenics. This chapter defends the view that this argument cannot overcome certain problems: notably the fact ... More


Ageing, disability, criminology and criminal justice

Basia Spalek

in Communities, identities and crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on two further minority groupings that have traditionally been marginalised by criminologists: older people and people with disabilities. It argues that in criminology there ... More


Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Samuel R. Bagenstos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was hailed as revolutionary legislation, but in the ensuing years restrictive Supreme Court decisions have prompted accusations that ... More


Becoming–Dinosaur: Collective Process and Movement Aesthetics

Anna Hickey-Moody

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers an interpretation of the integrated dance theatre of the Restless Dance Company as involving a process of turning away from the determinations of intellectually disabled bodies in ... More


Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities

RIPPD

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0049
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities (RIPPD) is a grassroots, direct-action organization united to demand justice and social change for prisoners with disabilities. It believes ... More


Challenging the disability benefit trap across the OECD

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter briefly describes the magnitude of the dilemma across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), arguing that current policies are both expensive and yet fail to ... 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


“All of Us Are the Same”: Negotiating Loss, Witnessing Disability

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines two plays by Asian Canadians, Betty Quan’s Mother Tongue and Sunil Kuruvilla’s Rice Boy, which use people with disabilities to critique current social practices and assumptions. ... More


Cognitive Surrogacy, Assisted Participation, and Moral Status

David Wasserman and Jeff McMahan

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/9780199744206.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the limitations of surrogate judgment exercised on behalf of individuals with significant cognitive limitations. Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of ... More


Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Among Underserved and Understudied Groups: The Roles of Culture and Context

Carlos A. Cuevas and Rebecca M. Cudmore

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses how intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention programs can be adapted to recognize the experiences of underserved groups, including underrepresented racial and ethnic ... More


The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate

Steve Clarke, Julian Savulescu, Tony Coady, Alberto Giubilini, and Sagar Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754855
eISBN:
9780191816352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754855.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We humans can enhance some of our mental and physical abilities above the normal upper limits for our species with the use of particular drug therapies and medical procedures. We will be able to ... More


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