International human rights and mental disability law :

Perlin, Michael L., 1946-

International human rights and mental disability law : when the silenced are heard / Michael L. Perlin. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012. - xiv, 339 p. ; 25 cm. - American psychology-law society series .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-329 ) and index.

International human rights law in perspective : legal issues and social constructs -- Mental disability law in a comparative law context -- The use of mental disability law to suppress political dissent -- The universal factors -- The application of international human rights law to mental disability law : specific contexts -- The UN Convention : the impact of the New UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on International Mental Disability Law -- The UN Convention : the role of counsel -- A disability rights tribunal for Asia and the Pacific -- Therapeutic jurisprudence.

9780195393231 (hardback : alk. paper)

Mental health laws.
People with mental disabilities--Civil rights.
Insanity (Law)

K640 / .P47 2012