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International and European Disability Law and Policy: Text, Cases and Materials

Paperback
Published : Thursday 31 October 2019
ISBN : 9781108406604
Price : €45.95


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This is the first textbook on international and European disability law and policy. Guided by the global legal standards of the CRPD, students are equipped with the necessary theoretical and conceptual background on disability, and a comprehensive overview of the legal and policy frameworks on disability.

In this first textbook on international and European disability law and policy, Broderick and Ferri analyse the interaction between different legal systems and sources. Guided by the global legal standards of the CRPD, students are equipped with the necessary background on disability, and are given a comprehensive overview of the legal and policy frameworks on disability. The narrative maintains the balance between theory and practice, focusing on the legal framework and challenges in the realm of policy-making, and ensuring that students are aware of current legal debates and controversial issues in the field. Accommodating different learning styles, the book employs a range of accessible features which include learning outcomes for each chapter, problem questions, group activities, extracts from legal debates and more. Including case studies and examples from around the world, this book has a truly global perspective, suitable for introductory and advanced modules in law departments, as well as interdisciplinary courses.



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