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Civil rights issues of handicapped Americans

Civil rights issues of handicapped Americans

public policy implications : a consultation

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Published by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

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    Bibliography: p. 671-691.

    Statementsponsored by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, D.C.
    ContributionsUnited States Commission on Civil Rights.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 691 p. ;
    Number of Pages691
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14478911M

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    The s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality (America in the World Book 8) - Kindle edition by Borstelmann, Thomas. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality (America in the World Book /5(9).   Diane Driedger, The Last Civil Rights Movement: Disabled Peoples’ International (New York, ); Longmore and Goldberger, “League of the Physically Handicapped and the Great Depression”; Kim E. Nielsen, The Radical Lives of Helen Keller (New York, ); Douglas C. Baynton, Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign against Sign Cited by: 8.

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Hoehne --Federal Initiatives: employment of disabled people in the public sector / Deborah Kaplan --Equal employment. Full text of "ERIC ED Civil Rights Issues of Handicapped Americans: Public Policy Implications.

A Consultation Sponsored by the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Washington, DC, May)." See other formats. Illustrating the shift of disability issues from a medical focus to civil rights, the author clearly defines the contemporary role of persons with disabilities in American culture, and comprehensively outlines the public and private programs Cited by:   Section and the ADA protect qualified individuals with disabilities from discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of benefits and services.

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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is grounded in the human rights perspective. Like other civil rights legislation, the ADA is aimed at an oppressed group, persons with disabilities, who have been denied equal opportunities to participate in the larger society.

For this edition I have prepared a new Introduction in order to provide an update on developments related to civil rights for handicapped individuals since publication of the original book, with special attention to the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of (ADA).

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The information in this book is intended solely as informal guidance and is neither a determination of your legal rights or responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act or other laws, nor binding on any agency with enforcement responsibility under the.

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