Restoring Voice to People with Cognitive Disabilities

Realizing the Right to Equal Recognition before the Law

This book provides a ground-breaking discussion of the human right to make decisions in our own lives. Les mer
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This book provides a ground-breaking discussion of the human right to make decisions in our own lives.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Theoretical and historical foundations of the right to equal recognition before the law; 2. The meaning of the right: interpreting Article 12 of the CRPD; 3. The significance of Article 12 of the CRPD: legal capacity as legal personhood and the importance of autonomy; 4. Theoretical tensions in Article 12 of the CRPD: autonomy versus paternalism and liberty versus social support; 5. Denying legal capacity to people with cognitive disability; 6. Case law and the right to legal capacity; 7. Right to legal capacity in all aspects of life; 8. The nature of the support paradigm for people with cognitive disabilities; 9. Good practice in supports for the exercise of legal capacity; 10. Future directions in research and the pragmatics of change; Bibliography; Index.

Om forfatteren

Anna Arstein-Kerslake is an academic at Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne and the Academic Convenor of the Disability Research Initiative (DRI). She founded and co-ordinates the Disability Human Rights Clinic (DHRC) at Melbourne Law School. Prior to coming to Melbourne, she held a Marie Curie Research Fellowship at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She has participated widely in consultation with governments and other bodies, including the United Kingdom Ministry of Justice, the Irish Ministry of Justice, Amnesty Ireland, Interights and the Mental Disability Advocacy Center, among others.