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Perspectives on disability, discrimination, accommodations, and law

Wayne Thomas Oakes

Perspectives on disability, discrimination, accommodations, and law

a comparison of the Canadian and American experience

by Wayne Thomas Oakes

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by LFB Scholarly Pub. in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-268) and index.

    StatementWayne Thomas Oakes.
    SeriesLaw and society, Law and society (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKDZ136.D57 O25 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21112713M
    ISBN 101593320736
    LC Control Number2005012795
    OCLC/WorldCa60323488

    "Disability Discrimination: Law and Practice" is an invaluable reference dealing with the developing body of law regulating disability discrimination for all those advising businesses and service providers, and those representing disabled people in court or tribunal proceedings. Uniquely this work includes coverage of different implementation /5(3).   Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in The purpose of the ADA is to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities in the workforce -- as well as in most businesses and other places open to the public -- by requiring that "reasonable accommodations" be made for many types of law surrounding disability discrimination can be confusing.

    Duke Law Journal VOLUME 46 OCrOBER NUMBER 1 DISABILITIES, DISCRIMINATION, AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION PAMELA S. KARLANt GEORGE RUTHERGLENtt "Less equipped psychologically to 'stay the course' in the brawl-ing arenas of .   Professor Rothstein has written 15 books and dozens of book chapters, articles, and other works on disability discrimination, covering issues ranging from special education and employment to public accommodations and access to health care. Her work focuses on disability issues in schools and in higher education.

    A reasonable accommodation is assistance or a change in the job or workplace that will enable an employee with a disability to perform the position’s essential functions. An accommodation might be structural, such as widening a hallway to accommodate a wheelchair or adjusting the lighting in an employee’s workspace. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects employees from discrimination based on a disability. By Lisa Guerin, J.D. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees or applicants with disabilities in all aspects of employment including hiring, pay, promotion, firing, and more.


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Perspectives on disability, discrimination, accommodations, and law by Wayne Thomas Oakes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Oakes compares disability discrimination laws in Canada and the United States. He argues that in the United States, disability law has failed to achieve many of its objectives. Indeed, in American courts, disability plaintiffs almost always lose.

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The book applies Social Analytic Jurisprudence, a framework for testing legal assumptions regarding behavior, and identifies controversies and knowledge gaps in age-discrimination and disability law.

Part III Accommodation and Access: When it is reasonable for Europeans to be confused: understanding when a disability accommodation is 'reasonable' from a comparative perspective, Lisa Waddington; Challenging disabling barriers to information and communication technology in the information society: a United Kingdom perspective, Anna Lawson.

A companion book, The Law of Disability Discrimination Handbook: Statutes and Regulatory Guidance, includes reference material relevant to interpreting federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of by: Presents federal discrimination laws topically and scrutinizes applicable disability discrimination laws in every state.

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Phelan, Janet Bond Arterton. Professor Rothstein has written 15 books and dozens of book chapters, articles, and other works on disability discrimination, covering issues ranging from special education and employment to public accommodations and access to health care.

Her work focuses on disability issues in schools and in higher by: The book incorporates interdisciplinary and comparative country perspectives to capture the breadth of current discourse on disability law.

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of workers’ disabilities. The ADA also requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations -- changes to the workplace or job -- to allow employees with disabilities to do their : Barbara Kate Repa.

Disability discrimination means treating individuals differently in employment because of their disability, perceived disability, or association with a disabled person. Some examples of disability discrimination may include.

Discrimination on the basis of disability: reasonable accommodation, the EU case law and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Overview •The European Union legal framework.

•Reasonable accommodation and other key concepts on disability discrimination and employment. •The ECJ Case Law in the field of Size: KB. It is my hope that this book, which is a very broad brush look at disability law, will find its way into the hands of both individuals who have disabilities and entities that have obligations under various disability laws.

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“Rational Discrimination,” Accommodation, and the Politics of (Disability) Civil Rights Article in Virginia Law Review 89(5) September with 66 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Sixth Edition of Disability Law (ISBN ) provides a comprehensive overview of the major laws relating to discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

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Her work focuses on disability issues in schools and in higher : SAGE Publications. Section is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

Section ensures that the child with a disability has equal access to an education. The child may receive accommodations and modifications. Unlike the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section does not require a public.

Our daughter has Section accommodations that include keyboarding for written work longer than sentences. The school says she can not use this accommodation in an AP course, because Continue Reading →. A companion book, The Law of Disability Discrimination Handbook: Statutes and Regulatory Guidance, includes reference material relevant to interpreting federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability.

Disability Law and Policy: An Analysis of the UN Convention is a new book which undertakes a multidisciplinary examination of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The rights-based perspective on disability is a relatively new lens through which disability law and policy is considered. Sixth Edition scheduled to ship mid-April. For over three decades, Employment Discrimination Law has been the definitive treatise in this complex and highly detailed area of law.

Experienced practitioners offer analysis from a range of perspectives including management, plaintiff, union, and public practice, providing a balanced presentation of issues surrounding discrimination in the workplace. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a person with a disability as “a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment.” 1 As such, there is no all-encompassing list of disabilities.Reasonable accommodation in EU equality law in a broader perspective* Article in ERA Forum 8(1) January with 8 Reads How we measure 'reads'.ii Acknowledgements The Southwest ADA Center is a program of ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization) at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, Texas.

It is funded by a grant (#HA) from the Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).File Size: KB.