Disability, Health, Law, and Bioethics

Disability, Health, Law, and Bioethics

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Synopsis

Historically and across societies people with disabilities have been stigmatized and excluded from social opportunities on a variety of culturally specific grounds. In this collection, the authors explore the impact that the philosophical framing of disability can have on public policy questions, in the clinic, in the courtroom, and elsewhere. They examine the implications of this understanding for legal and policy approaches to disability, strategies for allocating and accessing health care, the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, health care rights, and other legal tools designed to address discrimination. This volume should be read by anyone seeking a balanced view of disability and an understanding of the connection between the framing of disability and policies that have a real-world impact on individuals.

Book information

ISBN: 9781108725408
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 362.4
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 380
Weight: 421g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 17mm