Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy
Peter David Blanck
Thomson/West, 2004 - Law - 845 pages
The book examines the basis of discrimination against people with disabilities, including the history of such discrimination and a review of studies that explore why people engage in this sort of discrimination. It examines the federal laws that culminated in the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The book describes the ADA's definition of disability, how it has been interpreted and studied, and then reviews the three major titles of the ADA, including a review of the remedies available for various ADA claims and the procedures required to pursue them.
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HISTORICAL AND CONCEPTUAL
THE ADAS HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY
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