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Human Rights and Disabled Persons:Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments (International Studies in Human Rights)

by Theresia Degener

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative law,
  • International human rights law,
  • Political And Civil Rights,
  • Sociology Of The Mentally And Physically Challenged,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • International,
  • Law / International,
  • Human rights,
  • Legal status, laws, etc,
  • People with disabilities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages776
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7807735M
    ISBN 100792332989
    ISBN 109780792332985

    The main thesis of the book is that the Gospel is the ultimate human right. The logic behind this thesis is that human rights exist to end injustice, and to establish a fair living conditions for all human beings on the planet. Well, according to Broocks this is exactly what the Gospel of Jesus achieves single s: Human Rights and other relevant international human rights instruments. The signatories made a specific commitment to ensure respect for human rights in Cambodia, support the right of Cambodians to promote and protect human rights and take effective measures “to ensure that the policies and practices of the past shall never be allowed to.

    Instruments on the rights of persons with disabilities have been brought together in a single section. In the second part of volume I a new section is added that contains the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and the Paris Principles on National Human Rights Institutions. Alston, Ph. () Disability and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in: T. Degener & Y. Koster-Dreese (Eds) Human Rights and Disabled Persons. Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Aubert, V. () Continuity and Development in Law. Norwegian University Press. Augustsson, Lars.

    Human Rights Study 20 Aug A thorough international study on the relationship between human rights and disability, this publication's main sources have been relevant international instruments and reports by governments, NGOs and disability experts worldwide. We offer a contextual account of the assumptions underpinning these models before discussing, in Chapter 4, the potential implications for how public health research is undertaken, including reflecting on a potential dissonance between public health and disability discourses. We begin, however, with a reflective and historical note on the difficulties we faced when mapping a shifting debate.


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Human Rights and Disabled Persons:Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments (International Studies in Human Rights) by Theresia Degener Download PDF EPUB FB2

It should serve organizations of disabled people as well as governments throughout the world as a resource and as an introduction to human rights and disability. This shortcoming may be one reason for the widely prevailing notion that disability is a welfare issue rather than a human rights : $ African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education.

It should serve organizations of disabled people as well as governments throughout the world as a resource and as an introduction to human rights and disability. This shortcoming may be one reason for the widely prevailing notion that disability is a welfare issue rather than a human rights issue.

Introduction / Frank Newman --Disabled persons and human rights: the legal framework / Theresia Degener --The significance of equality and non-discrimination for the protection of the rights and dignity of disabled persons / Aart Hendriks --Standard rules in the disability field --a new United Nations instrument / Bengt Lindqvist --The.

THE CONVENTION on the RIGHTS of the CHILD. UNITED NATIONS LAWMAKING on HUMAN RIGHTS, by Lawrence J. LeBlanc, the BEST INTERESTS of the CHILD. RECONCILING CULTURE and HUMAN RIGHTS, Edited by Philip Alston the RIGHTS of the CHILD.

Degener, T. and Koster-Dreese, Y: Human Rights and Disabled Persons - Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht   Buy Human Rights and Disabled Persons: Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments (International Studies in Human Rights) by Theresia Degener, Yolan Koster-Dreese (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Theresia Degener, Yolan Koster-Dreese. International Studies in Human Rights. Human Rights and Disabled Persons. Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments Volume 40 Editor(s): Theresia Degener and Yolan Koster-Dreese.

Publication Date: 01 Nov Promoting the Right to work of Persons with Disabilities I t gives me great pleasure to present the South African Human Rights Commission’s Disability Toolkit to South African employer groups.

It is my hope that this Toolkit will assist in raising the profile of persons with disabilities and. The CRPD offers such an alternative: the human rights model of disability.

It is by no means the only alternative to the social model of disability (many models have been developed, among them recently the capability approach model), but the human rights model is an improvement on the social model of disability, and it is a tool to implement the CRPD.

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities offers sufficient standards of protection for the civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights of persons with disabilities on the basis of inclusion, equality and non-discrimination.

It makes clear that persons with disabilities are entitled to live independently in their communities, to make their own choices and to play an active role in society.

Charter, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and human rights treaties. The opening words of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are unequivocal: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” The equality and non-discrimination guarantee provided by international human rights law applies to all people.

2 Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: A Manual on Human Rights for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers Chapter 1 • International Human Rights Law and the Role of the Legal Professions: A General Introduction 1A.H. Robertson, Human Rights in the World (Manchester, Manchester University Press, ), pp.

2Ibid., pp. On the. Alston, ‘Disability and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights,’ in T.

Degener and Y. Koster-Dreese (eds), Human Rights and Disabled Persons: Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff ) p 9.

human rights model of disability is more comprehensive in that it encompasses both sets of human rights, civil and political as well as e conomic, social and cultural rights. The rights of people with disability are contained in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Some of the more significant rights that are particular to people with disability are extracted in the section 'Articles from relevant Conventions' and are discussed below.

A series of international human rights treaties and other instruments adopted since have expanded the body of international human rights law. indigenous peoples, and disabled persons. An introduction to international human rights law / edited by Azizur Rahman Chowdhury, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardback: alk. paper) 1. Human rights. Chowdhury, Azizur Rahman. Bhuiyan, Jahid Hossain.

KI63 ’8—dc22 ISSN: Many documents relevant to human rights contain political under- or overtones but can nevertheless be important and useful in promoting compliance with human rights standards. Examples of such documents are the CSCE/OSCE declarations of Vienna and Copenhagen, the Inter-American Democratic Charter and the Charter of Nice.

Degener, Th., Koster-Dreese, Y. (eds.), Human rights and dis-abled persons (Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ). An excellent reference book composed of a selected number of essays on the interrelationship between human rights and disability, followed by an extensive compilation of interna-tional and regional human rights instruments.

Assuming the role of Series Editor of the International Human Rights handbooks for Springer Nature in he drafted the format for the current volume on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism and made preliminary contacts with prospective chapter contributors.

Stephen Hoadley is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and a.Human Rights and Disabled Persons: Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments. Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff, [Google Scholar] Camilla Parker.

A Community for All: Implementing Article New York: Open Society Foundation, [Google Scholar] Gerard Quinn, and Susan Doyle. “Getting a .The right of persons with disabilities to social protection is recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and, more specifically, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Article 28 of the CRPD in.