Human Rights And Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

December 28, 2016|
Human Rights And Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives by John-Stewart Gordon
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The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired people in society, but have fundamental rights to support, inclusion, and participation. This interdisciplinary book examines the diverse concerns that people with impairments face in the context of human rights, provides insights into new developments on important issues relating human rights to disability, and features new approaches and solutions to vital problems in the current debate.
John-Stewart Gordon, MA in philosophy and history from the University of Konstanz (2001) and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Göttingen (2005), Germany. He is full professor and head of the Research Cluster for Applied Ethics at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania. In addition, he has been vis...
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Title:Human Rights And Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:196 pages, 9.69 X 6.85 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:196 pages, 9.69 X 6.85 X 0 in
Published:December 28, 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781472448231

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