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Americans with disabilities : exploring implications of the law for individuals and institutions

Author: Leslie Francis; Anita Silvers
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2000.
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Leading philosophers, legal theorists, bioethicists and policy makers offer an incisive look into the philosophical and moral foundations of US disability law and policy and the controversial  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Francis; Anita Silvers
ISBN: 0415923670 9780415923675 0415923689 9780415923682
OCLC Number: 43411508
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xxx, 410 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Achieving the right to live in the world : Americans with disabilities and the civil rights tradition / Leslie Francis and Anita Silvers--
Part A. Foundations : justice, goodness and disability rights --
Positively disabled : the relationship between the definition of disability and rights under the ADA / Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet --
Disability, discrimination and priority / Richard J. Arneson --
Justice for people with disabilities : the semiconsequentialist approach / Thomas Pogge --
The good of agency / Lawrence C. Becker --
At home with my daughter / Eva Feder Kittay --
The need for a standard of care / Alasdair MacIntyre --
Part B. Definitions : Who is disabled? Who is protected? --
Does disability status matter? / Mark Kelman --
Biological normality and the ADA / Ron Amundson --
Impairment and embodiment / Mary Crossley --
The Supreme Court's nearsighted view of the ADA / Arlene Mayerson and Matthew Diller --
The unprotected : constructing disability in the context of antidiscrimination law / Anita Silvers --
Stigma without impairment : demedicalizing disability discrimination / David Wasserman --
Part C. Practical applications : work, health, Congress and the courts --
Part C-1. Work --
Disability and the definition of work / Iris Marion Young --
Disability and the right to work / Gregory S. Kavka --
Market failure and ADA Title I / Michael Ashley Stein --
Studying disability, employment policy and the ADA / Peter David Blanck --
Part C-2. Health --
Health care resource prioritization and discrimination against persons with disabilities / Dan W. Brock --
Utility, equality and health care needs of persons with disabilities : interpreting the ADA's requirement of reasonable accommodations / David Orentlicher --
Disability and illness / Joel Feinberg --
Mental disabilities, equal opportunity and the ADA / Norman Daniels --
Part C-3. Congress and the courts --
Disputing the doctrine of benign neglect : a challenge to the disparate treatment of Americans with disabilities / Harlan Hahn --
Making change : the ADA as an instrument of social reform / Richard K. Scotch --
Ten years later : the ADA and the future of disability policy / Andrew I. Batavia --
ADA Title III: a fragile compromise / Ruth Colker --
Courts and wrongful birth : can disability itself be viewed as a legal wrong? / Lori B. Andrews and Michelle Hibbert --
Go to the margins of the class : hate crimes and disability / Leonard J. Davis --
Part D. Viewing U.S. law from elsewhere : Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia --
The ADA v. the Canadian Charter of Rights : disability rights and the social model of disability / Jerome E. Bickenbach --
The U.K. Disability Discrimination Act : disabling language justifying inequitable social participation / Mairian Corker --
A bright new era of equality, independence and freedom: casting an Australian gaze on the ADA / Melinda Jones and Lee Ann Basser Marks.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie Pickering Francis & Anita Silvers.
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