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  • The Assistance Animal Handbook

    Claire Williams

    by Claire L Williams

    Do you know the difference between a Service Dog, Assistance Animal, Therapy Dog, Emotional Support Animal and Guide Dog? Are you considering an Assistance Animal for yourself or a loved one? Are you seeking NDIS funding for your Assistance Animal? Confused about Australian Assistance Animal law? Or do you come into contact with Assistance Animals in your professional life or in the community and ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The David Hume Collection

    by David Hume and 1 more

    David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, scepticism, and naturalism. Hume's empiricist approach to philosophy places him with John Locke, George Berkeley, Francis Bacon and Thomas Hobbes as a British Empiricist. Beginning with his A Treatise of Human Nature (1738), ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Keywords for Disability Studies

    by Rachel Adams and 2 more

    series Keywords #7
    Introduces key terms, concepts, debates, and histories for Disability StudiesKeywords for Disability Studies aims to broaden and define the conceptual framework of disability studies for readers and practitioners in the field and beyond. The volume engages some of the most pressing debates of our time, such as prenatal testing, euthanasia, accessibility in public transportation and the workplace, ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Global Perspectives on Legal Capacity Reform

    Our Voices, Our Stories

    by Eilionóir Flynn and 3 more

    series Routledge Research in Human Rights Law
    This edited collection is the result of the Voices of Individuals: Collectively Exploring Self-determination (VOICES) based at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy, National University of Ireland Galway. Focusing on the exercise of legal capacity under Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the stories of people with disabilities are combined with responses ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Discrimination Law

    by Sandra Fredman FBA

    series Clarendon Law Series
    Equality is an ideal to which we all aspire. Yet the more closely we examine it, the more its meaning shifts. How do we explain how equal treatment can in effect lead to inequality, while unequal treatment might be necessary in order to achieve equality? The apparent paradox can be understood if we accept that equality can be formulated in different ways, depending on which underlying conception ... Read more

    $69.18 AUD

  • Crip Times

    Disability, Globalization, and Resistance

    by Robert McRuer

    series Crip #1
    Contends that disability is a central but misunderstood element of global austerity politics.Broadly attentive to the political and economic shifts of the last several decades, Robert McRuer asks how disability activists, artists and social movements generate change and resist the dominant forms of globalization in an age of austerity, or “crip times.”Throughout Crip Times, McRuer considers how ... Read more

    $41.57 AUD

  • O futuro da Lei de Cotas: próximos passos para a efetiva inclusão social dos portadores de deficiência

    by Nobre and 1 more

    Em sua trajetória profissional, César Nobre sempre se preocupou com planejamentos tributários, escriturações contábeis, balanços consolidados, cálculos contábil-tributários de ágios, fundamentos em perspectiva de rentabilidade futura e operações societárias, acordos de acionistas, relações contratuais complexas, estruturas de otimização tributária em reorganizações societárias e riscos de ... Read more

    $3.54 AUD

  • Disabled Education

    A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    by Ruth Colker

    Enacted in1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act – now called theIndividuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides all children withthe right to a free and appropriate public education. On the face of it, theIDEA is a shining example of law’s democratizing impulse. But is that reallythe case? In Disabled Education, Ruth Colker digs deep beneath theIDEA’s surface and reveals ... Read more

    $69.18 AUD

  • The Disability Debacle

    by Judge L. W. Henry (Ret.)

    On June 10, 2014, Senator Tom Coburn testified before a House subcommittee on Social Security Disability. In his testimony, Senator Coburn made an interesting comment and asked what he thought was a rhetorical question. The comment was that, "Michael Astrue was approved to be the head of Social Security. The message Congress gave him is get rid of the backlog. Guess what? He did. He didn't do it ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • The Complete Guide to Veterans' Benefits: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

    by Bruce Brown

    Retiring or being discharged from the military is one of the most trying times for service members. You must leave your military life and training to venture once more into the civilian life, transition into a civilian career, and navigate the waters of life without the military. But the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. As a veteran of the U.S. military, you are entitled to multiple ... Read more

    $19.57 AUD

  • Violence Against Women

    Vulnerable Populations

    by Douglas A. Brownridge

    series Sociology Re-Wired
    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping vulnerable groups of women. However, developments in the field, particularly intersectionality theory, ... Read more

    $35.74 AUD

  • Mental Disability, Violence, and Future Dangerousness

    Myths Behind the Presumption of Guilt

    by John Weston Parry

    When horrific acts of violence take place, events such as massacres in Boston, Newtown, CT, and Aurora, CO, people want answers. Who would commit such a thoughtless act of violence? What in their backgrounds could make them so inhumane, cruel, and evil? Often, people assume immediately that the perpetrator must have a mental disorder, and in some cases that does prove to be the case. But the ... Read more

    $106.58 AUD

  • Words Made Flesh

    Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

    by R. A. R. Edwards

    series The History of Disability #4
    During the early nineteenth century, schools for the deaf appeared in the United States for the first time. These schools were committed to the use of the sign language to educate deaf students. Manual education made the growth of the deaf community possible, for it gathered deaf people together in sizable numbers for the first time in American history. It also fueled the emergence of Deaf culture ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Social Security: The New Rules, Essentials & Maximizing Your Social Security, Retirement, Medicare, Pensions & Benefits Explained In One Place

    by Peter Allen

    Let's be honest, Social Security can be complicated.Social Security is vital to many people's retirement plans. Yet is so shrouded in uncertainty.There are so many different rules, income limitations, age requirements, cut-offs, and so on that it can drive a person mad.Your choices influence the size of your Social Security checks and making mistakes could accidentally shrink them.Understanding ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Social Security Disability Law: A Reference for Social Security Disability Claims

    by David Daggett and 1 more

    Do you have a severe physical disability or mental health disorder that keeps you from working full-time? Has it lasted, or is it expected to last, for at least one year? Were your benefits terminated? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. But did you know the government denies the majority of claims, even when people deserve ... Read more

    $1.36 AUD

  • The Development of Disability Rights Under International Law

    From Charity to Human Rights

    by Arlene S. Kanter

    The adoption of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CPRD) by the United Nations in 2006 is the first comprehensive and binding treaty on the rights of people with disabilities. It establishes the right of people with disabilities to equality, dignity, autonomy, full participation, as well as the right to live in the community, and the right to supported decision-making and ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • When is Separate Unequal?

    A Disability Perspective

    by Ruth Colker

    series Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
    This book does not start from the premise that separate is inherently unequal. Writing from an 'anti-subordination perspective', Professor Colker provides a framework for the courts and society to consider what programs or policies are most likely to lead to substantive equality for individuals with disabilities. In some contexts, she argues for more tolerance of disability-specific programs and, ... Read more

    $32.77 AUD

  • Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for California

    by Shae Irving and 1 more

    A serious accident or illness can happen to anyone at any time—this book lets you put critical medical and financial decisions in the hands of those you trust the most. ... Read more

    $35.19 AUD

  • Digital Disability

    The Social Construction of Disability in New Media

    by Gerard Goggin and 1 more

    series Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture
    Media representation of and for the disabled has been recharged in recent years with the expansion of new media worldwide. Interactive digital communications—such as the Internet, new varieties of voice and text telephones, and digital broadcasting—have created a need for a more innovative understanding of new media and disability issues. This engaging analysis offers a global perspective on how ... Read more

    $59.39 AUD

  • The Future of Disability Law in India

    A Critical Analysis of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995

    by Jayna Kothari

    According to some estimates, there are around 20 to 60 million people with disability in India. For long this invisible minority went without any kind of protection or even legislation aimed at recognizing their basic rights. It was only in 1995 that the government passed the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Act, which addressed the issues of non-discrimination, right to equal opportunity, and ... Read more

    $62.25 AUD

  • Disability Harassment

    by Mark C. Weber

    Building on the insights of both disability studies and civil rights scholars, Mark C. Weber frames his examination of disability harassment on the premise that disabled people are members of a minority group that must negotiate an artificial yet often damaging environment of physical and attitudinal barriers. The book considers courts’ approaches to the problem of disability harassment, ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Ableism at Work

    Disablement and Hierarchies of Impairment

    by Paul David Harpur

    series Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
    The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities promotes ability equality, but this is not experienced in national laws. Australia, Canada, Ireland, the UK and the US all have one thing in common: regulatory frameworks which treat workers with psychosocial disabilities less favorably than workers with either physical or sensory disabilities. Ableism at Work is a comprehensive and ... Read more

    $105.70 AUD

  • Disability and U.S. Politics: Participation, Policy, and Controversy [2 volumes]

    by Dana Lee Baker

    Disability policy is no longer an area that can be adequately addressed within major areas of public policy such as welfare, health, labor, and education. Disability has become widely acknowledged in recent decades, partly because of the increasing number of disabled citizens across all demographic populations. Advocates argue that diversity of all kinds deserves recognition and accommodation. ... Read more

    $190.84 AUD

  • Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

    by Michael Mandelstam

    series Quick Guides Social & Health Care Law & Practice
    This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law.In clear and simple language, it explains the legislation directly relevant to practitioners, including: rules about how people in need get an assessment from local authorities; the assessment of need itself; eligibility for actually ... Read more

    $22.98 AUD