International human rights and mental disability law : when the silenced are heard / Michael L. Perlin.

By: Perlin, Michael L, 1946-Material type: TextTextSeries: American psychology-law society seriesPublication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012Description: xiv, 339 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780195393231 (hardback : alk. paper)Subject(s): Mental health laws | People with mental disabilities -- Civil rights | Insanity (Law)LOC classification: K640 | .P47 2012
Contents:
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.
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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.

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