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‘What kind of abuse is him spitting in my food?’: reflections on the similarities between disability hate crime, so-called ‘mate’ crime and domestic violence against women with intellectual disabilities.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society; May2017, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p595-600, 6p

Abstract:Copyright of Disability & Society is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or emai...

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Are there rights in a time of crisis?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Jun2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p581-585. 5p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the issue regarding the realization and protection of human rights amid the global financial crisis and economic recession. It states that the increase in consumer spending power decreases the state's spending capacity and the ab...

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iConstruct: virtual disabilities in online settings.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society; May2017, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p542-564, 23p

Abstract:Copyright of Disability & Society is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or emai...

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‘The silence is roaring’: sterilization, reproductive rights and women with intellectual disabilities.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. May2012, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p413-426. 14p.

Abstract:This paper reviews the history of sterilization of women with intellectual disabilities, and considers its relevance to current practice regarding reproductive choice and futures. The paper provides an overview of published research on historical pract...

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Listening to the voices of children: understanding the human rights priorities of children with disability in Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea.

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Source(s):Disability & Society; Apr2017, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p358-380, 23p

Abstract:Copyright of Disability & Society is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or emai...

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Access to education in Africa: responding to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Source(s):Disability & Society. May2012, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p385-398. 14p.

Abstract:Article 24 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities mandates that disabled people should have full rights to education in inclusive settings. However, to ensure that educational polices and settings are designed to me...

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Embracing the new disability rights paradigm: the importance of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Jan2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p1-14. 14p.

Abstract:In 2008 the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) commenced operation. The CRPD has created a dynamic new disability rights paradigm that empowers disability people’s organizations and creates a new paradigm for di...

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Vulnerability and disability: a citizenship perspective.

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Source(s):Disability & Society; Nov2015, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p1554-1567, 14p

Abstract:Copyright of Disability & Society is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or emai...

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‘I’m not an activist’: an exploratory investigation into retired British Paralympic athletes’ views on the relationship between the Paralympic games and disability equality in the United Kingdom.

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Source(s):Disability & Society; Oct2016, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p1288-1300, 13p

Abstract:Copyright of Disability & Society is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or emai...

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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and participation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Source(s):Disability & Society. Oct2011, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p683-697. 15p.

Abstract:The involvement of persons with disabilities in formal decision-making processes is thought to have a range of benefits. However, research suggests that participatory processes may fail to match normative ideals. This study examines the participation o...

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