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Americans with Disabilities.

By: Francis, Leslie.
Contributor(s): Silvers, Anita.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Routledge, 2015Copyright date: ©2001Description: 1 online resource (441 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317958581.Subject(s): United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Americans with DisabilitiesDDC classification: 342.73/087 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION Achieving the Right to Live in the World: Americans with Disabilities and the Civil Rights Tradition -- PART A Foundations: Justice, Goodness and Disability Rights -- Introduction -- Positively Disabled: The Relationship between the Definition of Disability and Rights under the ADA -- Disability, Discrimination and Priority -- Justice for People with Disabilities: The Semiconsequentialist Approach -- The Good of Agency -- At Home with My Daughter -- The Need for a Standard of Care -- PART B Definitions: Who Is Disabled? Who Is Protected? -- Introduction -- Does Disability Status Matter? -- Biological Normality and the ADA -- Impairment and Embodiment -- The Supreme Court's Nearsighted View of the ADA -- The Unprotected: Constructing Disability in the Context of Antidiscrimination Law -- Stigma without Impairment: Demedicalizing Disability Discrimination -- PART C Practical Applications: Work, Health, Congress and the Courts -- Introduction -- PART C-1 Work -- Disability and the Definition of Work -- Disability and the Right to Work -- Market Failure and ADA Title I -- Studying Disability, Employment Policy and the ADA -- PART C-2 Health -- Health Care Resource Prioritization and Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities -- Utility, Equality and Health Care Needs of Persons with Disabilities: Interpreting the ADA's Requirement of Reasonable Accommodations -- Disability and Illness -- Mental Disabilities, Equal Opportunity and the ADA -- PART C-3 Congress and the Courts -- Disputing the Doctrine of Benign Neglect: A Challenge to the Disparate Treatment of Americans with Disabilities -- Making Change: The ADA as an Instrument of Social Reform -- Ten Years Later: The ADA and the Future of Disability Policy.
ADA Title III: A Fragile Compromise -- Courts and Wrongful Birth: Can Disability Itself Be Viewed as a Legal Wrong? -- Go to the Margins of the Class: Hate Crimes and Disability -- PART D Viewing U.S. Law from Elsewhere: Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia -- Introduction -- The ADA v. the Canadian Charter of Rights: Disability Rights and the Social Model of Disability -- The U.K. Disability Discrimination Act: disabling language, justifying inequitable social participation -- A Bright New Era of Equality, Independence and Freedom: Casting an Australian Gaze on the ADA -- Appendix: Texts of Laws and Court Decisions -- Contributors -- Index.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION Achieving the Right to Live in the World: Americans with Disabilities and the Civil Rights Tradition -- PART A Foundations: Justice, Goodness and Disability Rights -- Introduction -- Positively Disabled: The Relationship between the Definition of Disability and Rights under the ADA -- Disability, Discrimination and Priority -- Justice for People with Disabilities: The Semiconsequentialist Approach -- The Good of Agency -- At Home with My Daughter -- The Need for a Standard of Care -- PART B Definitions: Who Is Disabled? Who Is Protected? -- Introduction -- Does Disability Status Matter? -- Biological Normality and the ADA -- Impairment and Embodiment -- The Supreme Court's Nearsighted View of the ADA -- The Unprotected: Constructing Disability in the Context of Antidiscrimination Law -- Stigma without Impairment: Demedicalizing Disability Discrimination -- PART C Practical Applications: Work, Health, Congress and the Courts -- Introduction -- PART C-1 Work -- Disability and the Definition of Work -- Disability and the Right to Work -- Market Failure and ADA Title I -- Studying Disability, Employment Policy and the ADA -- PART C-2 Health -- Health Care Resource Prioritization and Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities -- Utility, Equality and Health Care Needs of Persons with Disabilities: Interpreting the ADA's Requirement of Reasonable Accommodations -- Disability and Illness -- Mental Disabilities, Equal Opportunity and the ADA -- PART C-3 Congress and the Courts -- Disputing the Doctrine of Benign Neglect: A Challenge to the Disparate Treatment of Americans with Disabilities -- Making Change: The ADA as an Instrument of Social Reform -- Ten Years Later: The ADA and the Future of Disability Policy.

ADA Title III: A Fragile Compromise -- Courts and Wrongful Birth: Can Disability Itself Be Viewed as a Legal Wrong? -- Go to the Margins of the Class: Hate Crimes and Disability -- PART D Viewing U.S. Law from Elsewhere: Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia -- Introduction -- The ADA v. the Canadian Charter of Rights: Disability Rights and the Social Model of Disability -- The U.K. Disability Discrimination Act: disabling language, justifying inequitable social participation -- A Bright New Era of Equality, Independence and Freedom: Casting an Australian Gaze on the ADA -- Appendix: Texts of Laws and Court Decisions -- Contributors -- Index.

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Leslie Francis is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah. Anita Silvers is Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University.

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