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International human rights and mental disability law : when the silenced are heard

Author: Michael L Perlin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: American Psychology-Law Society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the mistreatment of persons with mental disabilities around the world, Michael Perlin identifies universal factors that contaminate mental disability law, including lack of comprehensive  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Perlin
ISBN: 9780195393231 0195393236
OCLC Number: 754989630
Description: xiv, 339 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction and overview --
International human rights law in perspective : legal issues and social constructs --
Mental disability law in comparative law context --
The use of mental disability law to suppress political dissent --
The universal factors --
The application of international human rights law to mental disability law : specific context --
The UN convention : the impact of the new UN convention on the rights of persons with disabilities on international mental disability law --
The UN convention : the role of counsel --
Disability rights tribunal for Asia and the Pacific --
Therapeutic Jurisprudence --
Conclusion --
References --
Index.
Series Title: American Psychology-Law Society series.
Responsibility: Michael L. Perlin.

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