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By Andrew Power

This publication presents a global comparative examine of the implementation of incapacity rights legislation and coverage fascinated by the rising rules of self-determination and personalisation. It explores how those rules were enshrined within the United countries conference at the Rights of people with Disabilities and the way various jurisdictions have carried out them to allow significant engagement and participation by way of individuals with disabilities in society. The philosophy of 'active citizenship' underpinning the conference – that every one voters may still (be in a position to) actively perform the group – presents the center point of interest of this publication, which grounds its research in exploring how this target has been imagined and applied throughout a number international locations. The case reviews study how diversified jurisdictions have reformed incapacity legislations and coverage and reconfigured how help is run and funded to make sure greatest selection and independence is accorded to individuals with disabilities.

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Res. N. GAOR Supp. (No. N. Doc. A/10034 (1975). 16 Such early policy responses tended to underscore passivity and dependence which, as the previous chapter discussed, underscored the ethos of welfare policy at the time. However unwittingly, they contributed to separation and segregation, whether in education, employment or other realms, serving to reinforce the isolation of persons with disabilities. 17 The designation of the International Year of Disabled Persons in 198118 and the adoption of the non-binding World Programme of Action in 198219 by the General Assembly as a means of encouraging national-level programmes to achieve equality for persons with disabilities20 provided a strong impetus for progress on disability rights.

Chapter 9 provides a background history to Ireland’s disability support model in order to identify the peculiar blend of service arrangements which emerged. Chapter 10 examines the extent of reconfiguration of this support delivery framework in today’s context in Ireland. Finally, Part IV of the book combines the lessons learned from the earlier review of management literature and each case study chapter and explores options for a new model of disability support consistent with the goals of the UN CRPD.

For more on the CRPD from a European perspective, see generally Arnardottir, O. and Quinn, ´ G. ), (2009) Future Prospects for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in The UN Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities: European and Scandinavian Perspectives. See also Lawson, A. ’ in Arnardottir, O. and Quinn, G. ´ Ibid. p. 103. For a helpful international and comparative law perspective written prior to the adoption of the CRPD, see Degener, T. and Quinn, G.

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