Employment, Disability, and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Issues in Law, Public Policy, and Research

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Peter David Blanck
Northwestern University Press, 2000 - Law - 488 pages
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The Americans with Disabilities Act was heralded by its congressional sponsors as an emancipation proclamation for people with disabilities and as the most important civil rights legislation passed in a generation. This book offers an assessment of what has actually occurred since the ADA's enactment in 1990. In empirically based articles, contributors from the fields of law, health policy, government, and business reveal the unsoundness of charges from the right that the ADA will bankrupt industry, and assumptions on the left that the ADA will prove ineffective in helping people with disabilities enter and remain in the workforce.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
CHAPTER I
19
CHAPTER
51
R III
68
CHAPTER IV
103
CHAPTER V
118
CHAPTER VI
146
CHAPTER VII
174
CHAPTER XII
315
CHAPTER XIII
329
CHAPTER XIV
356
H A p i K k x v
387
CHAPTtK XVI
412
CHAPTER XVII
432
Completing Stories
447
CONCLUSION
463

CHAPTER VIII
201
CHAPTER IX
228
CHAPTER X
258
CHAPTER XI
285
Author Index to the Chapters
469
Subject Index to the Chapters
477
otes on Contributors
483
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