Issues in human rights protection of intellectually disabled persons /

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Author / Creator:Dimopoulos, Andreas.
Imprint:Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010.
Description:vii, 250 p. ; 25 cm.
Series:Medical law and ethics
Medical law and ethics.
Subject:Mental health laws -- Europe.
People with mental disabilities -- Civil rights -- Europe.
Mental health laws.
People with mental disabilities -- Civil rights.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780754677604 (hardback : alk. paper)
0754677605 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780754695059 (ebook)
0754695050 (ebook)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Intellectual disability as a distinct issue
  • A principled approach to human rights issues raised by intellectual disability
  • The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • The European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of applicants with intellectual disability
  • Human dignity in the ECHR
  • English law in relation to welfare, intellectual disability, and human rights
  • German law relating to intellectual disability, incapacity, and welfare
  • Social and legal policies relating to disability
  • Applying the human dignity reasoning to sterilisation procedures under English law, the MCA 2005, and the case law of the ECtHR
  • A new protocol on disability?