People With Disabilities: Sidelined or Mainstreamed?

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To what extent are people with disabilities fully included in economic, political and social life? People with disabilities have faced a long history of exclusion, stigma and discrimination, but have made impressive gains in the past several decades. These gains include the passage of major civil rights legislation and the adoption of the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This book provides an overview of the progress and continuing disparities faced by people with disabilities around the world, ...

People with Disabilities: Sidelined or Mainstreamed? 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107000476