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Title The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities : European and Scandinavian perspectives / edited by Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir and Gerard Quinn
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 319 pages)
Series International studies in human rights, 0924-4751 ; v. 100
International studies in human rights ; v. 100
Contents Disability studies, the social model and legal developments / Rannveig Traustadóttir -- Future prospects for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities / Michael Ashley Stein and Janet E. Lord -- A future of multidimensional disadvantage equality? / Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir -- From invisibility to indivisibility : the international Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities / Ida Elisabeth Koch -- The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and European disability law : a catalyst for cohesion? / Anna Lawson -- Breaking new ground : the implications of ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the European community / Lisa Waddington -- The protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights / Davíđ Pór Björgvinsson -- Extracting protection for the rights of persons with disabilities from human rights frameworks : established limits and new possibilities / Colm O'Cinneide -- General themes relevant to the implementation of the UN disability convention into domestic law : who is responsible for the implementation and how should it be performed? / Holger Kallehauge -- Resisting the 'temptation of elegance' : can the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities socialise states to right behaviour? / Gerard Quinn -- The implementation of the UN convention and the development of economical and social rights as human rights / Brynhildur G. Flóvenz -- The UN convention in Nordic domestic law : lessons learned from other treaties / Ragnhildur Helgadóttir
Summary This collection of essays examines the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities from the global, European and Scandinavian perspectives and the challenge of transposing its provisions into national law. It marks the coming of age of disabilty as a core human rights concern
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol (2007 March 30)
Human rights -- Europe.
People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- Europe.
People with disabilities -- Government policy -- Europe.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir.
Quinn, G. (Gerard)
ISBN 900418080X (electronic bk.)
9789004180802 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
Other Titles United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities