Disability, rights monitoring, and social change : building power out of evidence /
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- Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2015.
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- Disability, rights monitoring, and social change : building power out of evidence / edited by Marcia H. Rioux, Paula C. Pinto, and Gillian Parekh.
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Canadian Scholars' Press, 2015
- Portion of Title:
- Building power out of evidence
Issued also in electronic format.
- Local Note:
Canadian contributors: Futsum Abbay, McGill University; Normand Boucher, Laval University; Annie Bunting, Marcia H. Rioux, Jessica Vorstermans, York University; Gillian Parekh, University of Toronto; Yvonne Peters, Rita M. Samson.Osgoode contributor: Roxanne Mykitiuk.
"Building Power out of Evidence is a collection of original papers written by international scholars, activists, and institution representatives who are leaders in their field; the collection offers a unique and detailed look at disability rights monitoring issues, law and policy reforms, best practices, holistic methods, and current discussions emerging from the field of disability rights monitoring. This text explores new research and policies from both a local and international perspective and furthers the discipline by discussing legislation, law, social policy and everyday experiences, with the need for the participation of people with disabilities in the process"--provided by publisher.
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x, 312 pages ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2015.
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Table of Contents
- Introduction : A North-South Dialogue on Participatory Monitoring / Marcia H. Rioux
- Background : Monitoring : A Key Element in Realizing Human Rights for All / Bengt Lindqvist
- Section 1. Models of monitoring : international perspectives. Concurrent Multinational Monitoring of Disability Rights in the European Union : Potential, Principle, and Pragmatism / Anna Lawson and Mark Priestley
- The Preparation of a Parallel Report on the CRPD : The Philippine Experience / Lauro L. Purcil, Jr.
- Reflections on the First Working Period of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2009?2012) / María Soledad Cisternas Reyes
- Monitoring Gender Equality and Violence in Conditions of Structural Inequality and Violence / Annie Bunting
- Section 2. New Frontiers on Monitoring. Bringing Pieces Together : A Way of Integrating Disability Rights Monitoring Data : Case Studies from Two Canadian Provinces, Ontario and Quebec / Mihaela Dinca-Panaitescu
- Human Rights Legal Clinics in Latin America : Tackling the Implementation of Disability Rights / Natalia Angel-Cabo
- Media Monitoring from a Disability Rights Perspective : A Critical Piece in the Rights Monitoring Project / Gillian Parekh, Jessica Vorstermans, and Paula Hearn
- Monitoring Individual Experiences : An Innovative Strategy to Initiate Social Change in the Exercise of Human Rights by Persons with Disabilities / Normand Boucher and David Fiset
- Section 3. Monitoring Laws, Policies, and Programs. Disability-based Discrimination in India / Kalpana Kannabiran
- Effective and Equal Enjoyment of all Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms by Persons with Disabilities in New Zealand / Petra Butler
- Canada Tracks Disability Rights : Using a DRPI Model of Systemic Monitoring to Highlight Law and Policy Impacting Disability / Roxanne Mykitiuk and Yvonne Peters
- Federalism, Decentralization, and Human Rights : Level of Implementation of the CRPD in Developing Countries : Lessons from Latin America / José M. Viera
- Section 4. Diverse Voices. Disability Rights, Development, and the Roles of the Disability Movement from the International to the Grassroots / Samuel Kabue
- Hopes and Dilemmas of Africans with Disabilities : The Monitoring of Regional Disability Rights in Africa / Futsum Abbay
- Marginalizing the Subaltern Within : How to Effectively Engage with and Monitor Diverse Cultural Identities with Disabilities when Individual Identity Dominates the Collective Identity Framework / Huhana Hickey
- Securing the Full Participation of Persons with Disabilities and Their Representative Organizations in Disability Rights Monitoring / Rita M. Samson
- User/Survivor Monitoring Within the DPO Movement / Moosa Salie
- Monitoring Social Services for Persons with Disabilities in the Socioeconomic Context of Eastern Europe as a Tool for Enhancing Social Inclusion / Radoš Keravica
- Conclusion. Debating Disability Rights Monitoring : Strengths, Weaknesses, and the Challenges Ahead / Paula C. Pinto.