Disability and Community Living Policies

This book discusses American and European policies surrounding deinstitutionalization and community living, including Articles 12 and 19 of the UNCRPD. Les mer
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This book discusses American and European policies surrounding deinstitutionalization and community living, including Articles 12 and 19 of the UNCRPD.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction; 2. Theology, eugenics, and the roots of change; 3. The paradigm shift of Articles 12 and 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD); 4. Unites States policy towards community living as aspects of non-discrimination; 5. European perspectives on the right to community living; 6. Comparing community living policies: United States vs Europe; 7. Promoting change in community living of people with intellectual disabilities: the case of Israel; 8. Closing remarks.

Om forfatteren

Arie Rimmerman is Richard Crossman Professor of Social Welfare and Social Planning, and former Dean of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, and Head of School of Social Work at the University of Haifa, Israel. He is the author of two recent books, Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities (Cambridge, 2013) and Family Policy and Disability (Cambridge, 2015). He is the recipient of the Lehman Award (1987), the William Trump Award (1998), the 1999 International Award of the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR), and the Burton Blatt Leadership Award (2006).