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4 edition of Disability rights in Europe found in the catalog.

Disability rights in Europe

from theory to practice

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Published by Hart Pub. in Oxford, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe.,
    • People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- Europe.,
    • People with disabilities -- Government policy -- Europe.,
    • Human rights -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Anna Lawson, Caroline Gooding.
      SeriesEssays in European law
      ContributionsLawson, Anna., Gooding, Caroline, 1959-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKJC3490 .D57 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxv, 323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3437212M
      ISBN 101841134864
      LC Control Number2005283396

      The WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation has been withdrawn because it was drafted prior to the coming into force of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and is therefore not compliant with the latest human rights norms and standards. In the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with.


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