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              Genetic Discrimination: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response
               

              Genetic Discrimination: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response (Paperback)

              Edited by Quinn, Gerard; Paor, Aisling de; Blanck, Peter

              • RRP: $89.99
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              As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for r...isk-taking. As this technology becomes more prevalent, there is a danger that genetic information may be misused by third parties and that particular genetic profiles may be discriminated against by employers, by providers of social goods and services, such as insurance companies and even by educational facilities. This book explores the different forms and potential uses of genetic testing. Drawing together leading experts in disability law, bioethics, health law and a range of related fields, it highlights the ethical and legal challenges arising as a result of emerging and rapidly advancing genetic science. On examining transatlantic perspectives on the matter, chapters in the book ask whether the US Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) is proving to be an effective tool in addressing the issue of genetic discrimination and alleviating fears of discrimination. The book also reviews what insights may be gained from GINA within employment and health insurance contexts, and asks how the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) may impact similar debates within the European Union. The book focuses particularly on the legislative and policy framework in the European Union, with an emphasis on the gaps in protection and the scope for specific legislative action in this area. This book will be of great interest to scholars and students of discrimination law, bioethics and disability law, and will be of considerable use to legal practitioners, medical practitioners and policy-makers in this area.
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              ISBN 9781138280458
              Released NZ 19 Oct 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

              Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights (Hardback)

              Edited by Blanck, Peter; Flynn, Eilionoir

              • RRP: $423.00
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              This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law. Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary p...erspectives. The authors consider historical and contemporary, as well as comparative perspectives of disability law. Divided into three parts, the contributors provide a comprehensive reference to the theoretical underpinnings, ongoing debates and emerging fields within the subject. The study provides a strong basis for consideration of contemporary disability law, its research foundations, and progressive developments in the area. The book incorporates interdisciplinary and comparative country perspectives to capture the breadth of current discourse on disability law. This handbook provides a valuable resource for a wide range of scholars, public and private researchers, NGOs, and practitioners working in the area of disability law, and across national and transnational disability schemes. The work will be of important interest to those in the fields of sociology, history, psychology, economics, political science, rehabilitation sciences, medicine, technology, and law, among others.
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              ISBN 9781472438652
              Released NZ 14 Jul 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Disability Rights

              Disability Rights (Hardback, New edition)

              Edited by Blanck, Peter; Series edited by Campbell, Professor Tom D.

              • RRP: $615.00
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              Contains twenty-five important articles examining historical, contemporary and comparative issues crucial to the advancement of disabilty rights. The volume foreshadows the future of disability rights as a medium for ensuring that those living with disabilties participate as equa...l citizens of the world.
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              ISBN 9780754624523
              Released NZ 1 May 2009
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The International Library of Essays on Rights
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              Genetic Discrimination: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response
               

              Genetic Discrimination: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response (Hardback)

              Edited by Quinn, Gerard; de Paor, Aisling; Blanck, Peter

              • RRP: $282.00
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              The science and technology of genetic testing is rapidly advancing with the consequences that genetic testing may well offer the prospect of being able to detect the onset of future disabilities. Some recent research also indicates that certain behavioural profiles may have a str...ong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed and win or the propensity for risk-taking, which may be of interest to third parties. However, as this technology becomes more prevalent there is a danger that the genetic information may be misused by entities such as employers, insurance companies, educational facilities, and finance companies and that people with particular genetic profiles may be discriminated against. This book explores the different types and the potential uses of genetic testing. The book highlights the ethical and legal dilemmas and the challenges arising as a result of emerging and rapidly advancing genetic science. Chapters in the book assess the importance and impact of the US Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) in the employment and health insurance contexts asking whether it is proving to be an effective tool in addressing the issue of genetic discrimination and alleviating individuals' fears of discrimination. The book then goes on to make the case for regulation at the European Union level in order to protect the privacy of genetic information and to prevent the discriminatory use of genetic information in Europe. It considers what can be learnt from the experience of the US in addressing ethical and legal issues as well as the impact that the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is having on this debate within the EU.
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              ISBN 9780415836937
              Released NZ 25 Nov 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities

              eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities (Paperback)

              By Blanck, Peter

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              This book explores the struggle for disability rights, with a focus on Web equality for people with cognitive disabilities.

              ISBN 9781107684591
              Released NZ 1 May 2015
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Cambridge Disability, Law and Policy Series
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              eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities

              eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility by Persons with Cognitive Disabilities (Hardback)

              By Blanck, Peter; Foreword by Braddock, David

              • RRP: $208.99
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              This book explores the struggle for disability rights, with a focus on Web equality for people with cognitive disabilities.

              ISBN 9781107051805
              Released NZ 22 Sep 2014
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
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              Employment, Disability and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Issues in Law, Public Policy, and Research
               

              Employment, Disability and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Issues in Law, Public Policy, and Research (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Blanck, Peter

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              An assessment of what has occurred since the American with Disabilties Act's enactment in 1990. The book reveals the unsoundness of charges from the right that the ADA will bankrupt industry, and assumptions on the left that it will prove ineffective in helping people enter/remai...n in the workforce.
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              ISBN 9780810116894
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2000
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Supported Decision-Making: Theory, Research, and Practice to Enhance Self-Determination and Quality of Life
               

              Supported Decision-Making: Theory, Research, and Practice to Enhance Self-Determination and Quality of Life (Hardback)

              By Shogren, Karrie A.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Martinis, Jonathan; Blanck, Peter

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              Integrates research, theory, and practice in supported decision-making and describes implications for supports provision in the disability field.

              ISBN 9781108475648
              Released NZ 28 Feb 2019
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
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              Heavy Laden: Union Veterans, Psychological Illness, and Suicide
               

              Heavy Laden: Union Veterans, Psychological Illness, and Suicide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Logue, Larry M.; Blanck, Peter

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              Drawing on archival materials, the authors highlight the diversity and severity of psychological distress among white and African-American veterans of the Union army. Their findings concerning the recognition of veterans' post-traumatic stress disorders, treatment programs, and s...uicide rates will inform current studies on how to effectively cope with this enduring disability in former soldiers.
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              ISBN 9781107589957
              Released NZ 6 Sep 2019
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
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              Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: Veterans and Benefits in Post-Civil War America
               

              Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: Veterans and Benefits in Post-Civil War America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Logue, Larry M.; Blanck, Peter; Foreword by Thornburgh, Dick

              • RRP: $93.99
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              This book focuses on the post-Civil War experience of African Americans and immigrants, investigating their decision to seek government assistance and assessing their resulting treatment.

              ISBN 9781107610583
              Released NZ 20 Jun 2013
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
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