The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Commentary (Oxford Commentaries on International Law)

Editat de Ilias Bantekas, Michael Ashley Stein, Dimitris Anastasiou
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This treatise is a detailed article-by-article examination of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Each article of the CRPD contains a methodical analysis of the preparatory works, followed by an exhaustive examination of the contents of each article based on case law and concluding observations from the CRPD Committee, judgments from national and international courts and tribunals, pertinent UN and other reports, the keyliterature on the article under review.The volume features commentary from a broad range of scholars across a variety of disciplines in order to provide a comprehensive study of the legal, psychological, education, sociological, and other aspects of the CPRD. This encyclopaedic commentary on the CRPD effectively covers all the issues arising from international disability law and practice, and will be an ideal resource for all working in the field.
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ISBN-13: 9780198810667
ISBN-10: 0198810660
Pagini: 1376
Dimensiuni: 178 x 249 x 61 mm
Greutate: 1.97 kg
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP Oxford
Seria Oxford Commentaries on International Law

Locul publicării: Oxford, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Ilias Bantekas FCI Arb is Professor of International Law at Brunel and Northwestern (HBKU) Universities and a senior fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) of the University of London. He acts as consultant to various inter-governmental organizations, such as UNDP, UN special procedures, the Council of Europe, and the EU. He also advises state entities, law firms, and NGOs in most fields of international law, human rights, international developmentlaw, and arbitration, and is regularly appointed as arbitrator in international disputes. Key books include International Human Rights Law and Practice (CUP,2nd ed, 2016), International Law Concentrate (OUP, 3rd ed, 2017), Sovereign Debt and Human Rights (OUP 2018), and The International CriminalCourt and Africa (OUP 2017).Michael Ashley Stein holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. from Cambridge Universit. Co-founder and Executive Director of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School for over a decade, Stein holds an Extraordinary Professorship at the University of Pretoria's Centre for Human Rights, and a visiting professorship at the Free University of Amsterdam. Stein was previously Professor (and Cabell Professor) at William & Mary Law School,and also taught at New York University and Stanford Law schools. An internationally recognised expert on disability law and policy, Stein participated in the drafting of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, works with disabled peoples' organizations around the world, activelyconsults with governments on their disability laws and policies, advises a number of UN bodies and national human rights institutions, and has brought landmark litigation.Dimitris Anastasiou is Associate Professor of Special Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He holds B.S. degrees in psychology, sociology, and elementary education, an M.Sc. in special education and school psychology, and a Ph.D. in both special education and school psychology. His publications and scholarly interests include philosophical approaches to disability, disability rights, educational and disability policy, comparative special education, co-teaching, cultural issueswith implications for educational policy, and educational interventions in reading and writing. Anastasiou has served as co-editor of the Journal of International Special Needs Education (JISNE), and as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals. He is currently associate editor of the JISNE.