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Call # K637 .H86 2003
Title The human rights of persons with intellectual disabilities : different but equal / edited by Stanley S. Herr, Lawrence O. Gostin, Harold Hongju Koh
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Descript. xx, 551 p. : 1 port. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Learning disabled -- Legal status, laws, etc
Learning disabled -- Civil rights
Human rights
Alt Author Herr, Stanley S
Koh, Harold Hongju, 1954-
Gostin, Lawrence O. (Lawrence Ogalthorpe)
OCLC # 51668472
Table of Contents
 Notes on Contributors 
 Introduction: The Human Rights Imperative / Harold Hongju Koh, Lawrence O. Gostin1
1Meeting the Needs of People with an Intellectual Disability: International Perspectives / Peter Mittler25
2Terminology and Power / Ruth Luckasson49
3Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Disability: Policy Implications of Divergent Views / Alison Dundes Renteln59
4Social Policy Toward Intellectual Disabilities in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / David L. Braddock, Susan L. Parish83
5From Wrongs to Rights: International Human Rights and Legal Protection / Stanley S. Herr115
6Disability as a Subject of International Human Rights Law and Comparative Discrimination Law / Theresia Degener151
7Liberty, Due Process, and the Pursuit of Happiness / Michael W. Smull, Luciene Parsley185
8The Potential of Disability Non-discrimination Laws / Stanley S. Herr203
9When Legislation Should Take Intellectual Disabilities into Account / Dan Shnit237
10Statutory Changes in Disability Policy: Types of Legislation, Policies, and Goals / Robert Silverstein263
11On Second Thought: Constructing Knowledge, Law, Disability, and Inequality / Marcia H. Rioux287
12Respecting Persons with Disabilities and Preventing Disability: Is there a Conflict? / Adrienne Asch, Lawrence O. Gostin, Diann M. Johnson319
13Studying the Emerging Workforce / Peter Blanck, Helen A. Schartz347
14The Economics of Equality: An Exploration of Country Differences / John H. Noble, Jr.387
15Out-of-Home Placement of Children with Intellectual Disabilities: The Need for a Family Support Policy / Arie Rimmerman415
16Self-Determination, Autonomy, and Alternatives for Guardianship / Stanley S. Herr429
17Voices of Self-Advocates / Mitchell Levitz453
18Recognizing Existing Rights and Crafting New Ones: Tools for Drafting Human Rights Instruments for People with Mental Disabilities / Eric Rosenthal, Clarence J. Sundram467
19Recommendations for the United Nations and International NGOs / Ronald C. Slye503
AppYale Declaration517