Disability Human Rights Law – Special Issue

Dr Anna Arstein-Kerslake is the editor of the new edited collection Disability Human Rights Law. The book, was published on 2 June 2017, and is available online here

Dr Arstein-Kerslake is also the Guest Editor for a new Special Issue on the same topic published in Laws. Submissions are open until 15 October 2017.

Disability Human Rights Law is an emerging field that this Book and Special Issue will help to shape. It is an amalgamation of human rights law, disability studies, and disability rights law. It views rights in a novel way, opening a new line of scholarly inquiry. It sees rights as they apply to the individual, with regard to the individual’s particular abilities, needs, and social barriers they face. This new Special Issue welcomes submissions on the broader impact of the field, as well as more targeted submissions on particular rights within the CRPD and beyond. For further details on manuscript submissions, click here

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