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Title Human Rights and Disability Advocacy / edited by Maya Sabatello and Marianne Schulze.
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (321 pages)
Series Pennsylvania studies in human rights
Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Access restricted to Ryerson students, faculty and staff. CaOTR
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
In English.
Print version record.
Subject Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol (2007 March 30)
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol (2007 March 30)
Civil society.
Human rights advocacy -- History.
Non-governmental organizations -- Political activity.
People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- History.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History.
Disabled Persons -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Human Rights -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Civil Rights -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Genre History.
Contents A short history of the international disability rights movement / Maya Sabatello -- Our lives, our voices : people with intellectual disabilities and their families / Anna MacQuarrie and Connie Laurin-Bowie -- Living in the community, access to justice : having the right makes all the difference / Tirza Leibowitz -- Inclusion or choice? : securing the right to inclusive education for all / Belinda Shaw -- An eye toward effective enforcement : a technical-comparative approach to the drafting negotiations / Tara J. Melish -- Children with disabilities / Gerison Lansdown -- Women with disabilities : the Convention through the prism of gender / Mi Yeon Kim -- Including deaf culture and linguistic rights / Liisa Kauppinen and Markku Jokinen -- Imagine : to be a part of this / Lex Grandia -- Indigenous people with disabilities : the missing link / Huhana Hickey -- At the United Nations : "the South also exists" / Pamela Molina Toledo -- Voices down under : an Australian perspective / Heidi Forrest and Phillip French -- Monitoring the Convention's implementation / Marianne Schulze -- The role of national human rights institutions / Andrew Byrnes -- The new diplomacy / Maya Sabatello.
Summary Human Rights and Disability Advocacy brings together perspectives from civil society representatives who played key roles in the drafting of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, shedding light on the emergent practices of a "new diplomacy" and the larger enterprise of human rights advocacy at the international level.
Other Author Sabatello, Maya, editor.
Schulze, Marianne, 1975-
Other Title Print version: Human rights and disability advocacy. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014] 9780812245479