Making Rights a Reality?

Disability Rights Activists and Legal Mobilization

Explores how disability activists in the UK and Canada have transformed aspirations into legal claims in their quest for equality. Les mer
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Explores how disability activists in the UK and Canada have transformed aspirations into legal claims in their quest for equality.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction: legal mobilization and accommodating social movements; 2. Rights and political identity in the Canadian disability movement; 3. Disability equality and opportunity in the Supreme Court of Canada; 4. Disability organizations and the diffusion of rights in the United Kingdom; 5. Framing disability equality in the UK courts; 6. Conclusions: litigation, mobilization and social movements.

Om forfatteren

Dr Lisa Vanhala currently holds a postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. She previously held an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her research has been published in the Journal of European Public Policy, the Canadian Journal of Political Science, Common Law World Review, and Regional and Federal Studies.