Jukka Kumpuvuori and Martin Scheinin (eds.)
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United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Multidisciplinary Perspectives' traces the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The book offers a number of fresh approaches to disability studies and disability rights by exploring the lives of persons with disabilities from multiple perspectives. It provides the reader with an insightful reading experience on the contemporary topics of disability studies and disability rights.
The book can be utilized as introductory material for anyone who wants to get familiar with disability rights. The book can well serve as material for disability rights teaching and autonomous individual studies.
The Center for Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities (VIKE) is a joint project of the Finnish Association of People with Mobility Disabilities, the Threshold Association and the Institute for Human Rights at Åbo Akademi University. VIKE promotes the human rights of persons with disabilities through advocacy, lobbying, awareness-raising and research. Please visit the web site of VIKE at www.vike.fi.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRESENTATION OF THE AUTHORS
PART I: UN CRPD - WHY AND WHAT?
Chapter 1: The Special Reaching for the Universal: Why a Special Convention for Persons with Disabilities?
Chapter 2: UN CRPD and the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PART II: 'TRADITIONAL' DISABILITY RIGHTS AND THE UN CRPD
Chapter 3: Treating the Different Ones Differently - a Vehicle for Equality for Persons with Disabilities? Implications of Article 5 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Jukka Kumpuvuori and Martin Scheinin
Chapter 4: The Changing Relationship between Disability and Education
Joel Kivirauma and Matti Laitinen
Chapter 5: Teachers' and Students' Awareness of and Attitudes towards the Concept of Inclusion Exemplified in Article 24 of the UN CRPD
Chapter 6: The Right to "Decent Work" of Persons with Disabilities: Article 27 of the Convention and the Case of Uganda
Edson Ngirabakunzi and Hisayo Katsui
PART III: PARTICIPATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Chapter 7: Towards Participation of Persons with Disabilities from the South: Implications of Article 32 of the Convention
Chapter 8: Barriers to the Inclusion of Disabled People in Disability Policy-Making in Seven African Countries
Raymond Lang and Ambrose Murangira
PART IV: NEW TRENDS IN DISABILITY RIGHTS
Chapter 9: Realizing the Right to Adequate Food for People with Disabilities in Uganda
Emmanuel K. Kanyemibwa
Chapter 10: Achieving Human Security through Political Advocacy: Linking Ugandan and Finnish DPO Advocacy Work to Article 14 of the UN CRPD
Jukka Kumpuvuori and Hisayo Katsui
Chapter 11: Participatory Justice, the UN Disability Human Rights Convention, and the Right to Participate in Sport, Recreation, and Play
Janet E. Lord and Michael Ashley Stein
Chapter 12: Mental Health Law and Human Rights: Evolution, Challenges and the Promise of the New Convention
Michael Perlin and Éva Szeli
Chapter 13: Persons with Deafblindness in Light of International Agreements
Chapter 14: From Devil's Seed to Disabled God - Disability and the Human Rights Approach on the Bible Studies and Practices of Christian Communities
Chapter 15: Restrictions of Sexual and Reproductive Rights - The Case of Uzbeki Women with Disabilities