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Module Reading List

Disability Rights and the International Policy Context, 2017/18, Semester 1
Professor Mark Priestley
m.a.priestley@leeds.ac.uk
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Suggested readings on the international context for disability rights and policy

Altman, Barbara M. (Ed.) (2016) International measurement of disability : purpose, method and application . Springer.s

Arnardóttir, O. and Quinn, G. (2009) The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities : European and Scandinavian perspectives,

Bickenbach, J. E. (2011). Monitoring the United Nation’s convention on the rights of persons with disabilities: data and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. BMC Public Health [electronic resource]., 11 (Suppl 4), S8.

Breslin, M. (2002) Disability rights law and policy : international and national perspectives, New York, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

Crock, M., Smith-Khan, L. and McCallum, R. (2017) The Legal Protection of Refugees with Disabilities: Forgotten and Invisible? Elgar

De Búrca, G. (2010). The EU in the Negotiation of the UN Disability Convention. European Law Review., 35(2).

De la Vega, C., Zeleke, K., & Wilch, E. (2015). The Promotion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Vulnerable Groups in Africa Pursuant to Treaty Obligations: CRC, CEDAW, CERD & CRPD. Global Studies Law Review,14(2), 2014-29. - Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2508964

Degener, T. and Koster-Dreese, Y. (1995) Human rights and disabled persons : essays and relevant human rights instruments

Della Fina, V., Cera, R. and Palmisano, G. (eds) (2017) The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A commentary. Springer 

Despouy, L. (1993) Human rights and disabled persons : essays and relevant human rights instruments, New York, United Nations Centre for Human Rights - Available online: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/dispaperdes0.htm

Flynn, E. (2011). From rhetoric to action : implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Cambridge University Press.

Freedman, R. (2013). The United Nations Human Rights Council : a critique and early assessment. Routledge.

Gill, A. P. M. (Ed.). (2014). Disability, human rights and the limits of humanitarianism. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Goldsmith, K. and Anderson, J. (2012) Disability & Universal Human Rights: Legal, Ethical and Conceptual Implications of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Utrecht (available online) http://www.uu.nl/faculty/leg/NL/organisatie/departementen/departementrechtsgeleerdheid/organisatie/onderdelen/studieeninformatiecentrummensenrechten/publicaties/simspecials/Documents/SIMspecial35.pdf

Groce, N. & Trani, J. (2009) Millennium Development Goals and people with disabilities, Lancet., 374:1800-1801.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(09)61909-7

Harris, A. and Enfield, S. (2003) Disability, equality, and human rights : a training manual for development and humanitarian organisations, Oxfam - Available online: http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/disability-equality-and-human-rights-a-training-manual-for-development-and-huma-115363

Harpur, P. (2010). Time to be heard: how advocates can use the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to drive change. Val. UL Rev., 45, 1271. Available online: http://scholar.valpo.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1841&context=vulr

Harpur, P. (2012). Embracing the new disability rights paradigm: the importance of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Disability & society., 27 (1), 1-14.

Herr, S., Ogalthorpe Gostin, L. and Koh, H. (2003) The human rights of persons with intellectual disabilities : different but equal, Oxford University Press,

Heyns, C. (2003). African Regional Human Rights System: The African Charter, Penn State Law Review , 108, 679. (Chapter 10) 

Kayess, R., & French, P. (2008). Out of darkness into light? Introducing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Human rights law review., 8 (1), 1-34.

Landman, T. and Carvalho, E. (2010) Measuring human rights, London: Routledge.

Lawson, A. and Gooding, C. (2005) Disability rights in Europe : from theory to practice, London, Hart Publishing,

Lawson, A. and Priestley, M. (2013) Potential, principle and pragmatism in concurrent multi-national monitoring: disability rights in the European Union, International journal of human rights.,

Lord, J. E., & Stein, M. A. (2008). Domestic Incorporation of Human Rights Law and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, The. Wash. L. Rev., 83, 449. Available online: https://digital.law.washington.edu/dspace-law/bitstream/handle/1773.1/244/Lord%26Stein%201409.pdf? sequence=1

McCallum, R. (2010). The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Some Reflections. Sydney Law School Research Paper, (10/30). Available online: http://www.disabilityaction.org/fs/doc/publications/the-united-nations-convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities-professor-ron-mccallum.pdf

Moravcsik, A. (2000). The origins of human rights regimes: Democratic delegation in postwar Europe. International organization., 54(02), 217-252.

O’Flaherty, M. (2006), The Concluding Observations of United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies, Human rights law review., 6(1): 27–52.

O'Mahony, C. and Quinn, G. (eds) (2016) Disability Law and Policy: An Analysis of the UN Convention ISBN: 9781905536900, Clarus Press

Quinn, G., Degener, T. and Bruce, A. (2002) Human rights and disability: the current use and future potential of United Nations human rights instruments in the context of disability, United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Available online: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/HRDisabilityen.pdf

Rioux, M., Pinto, P. and Parekh, G. (eds) (2015) Disability, rights monitoring, and social change : building power out of evidence, Toronto, Canadian Scholars’ Press

Sabatello, M. and Schulze, M. (2014) Human rights and disability advocacy, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press

Stein, M. A., & Lord, J. E. (2009). Future prospects for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities : European and Scandinavian perspectives (Vol. 17).

Stein, M., & Lord, J. (2009). Accessing economic, social and cultural rights: The Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. Equality and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Malcolm Langford, Eibe Reidel, eds., with Janet E. Lord, 09-34.

Suvedī, Sūryaprasāda (ed.) The role of the special rapporteurs of the United Nations Human Rights Council in the development and promotion of the international human rights norms, special issue of International journal of human rights., 15(1), February 2011.

Szmukler, G. (2015). UN CRPD: equal recognition before the law. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2(11), e29 - Available online: http://thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(15)00369-7/fulltext

United Nations (2007) From Exclusion to Equality Realizing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Realizing the rights of persons with disabilities (Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol), United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Available online: http://www.un.org/disabilities/documents/toolaction/ipuhb.pdf

United Nations (2010) Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Guidance for human rights monitors, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Available online: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/Disabilities_training_17EN.pdf

UN OHCHR (2006) Report on Indicators for Monitoring Compliance with International Human Rights Instruments, New York/Geneva HRI/MC/2006/7. Available online: http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G06/419/60/PDF/G0641960.pdf? OpenElement

UN OHCHR (2008) Report on Indicators for Promoting and Monitoring the Implementation of Human Rights, New York/Geneva, HRI/MC/2008/3. Available online: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/indicators/docs/HRI.MC.2008.3_en.pdf

UN OHCHR (2012) Human Rights Indicators: A Guide to Measurement and Implementation, New York; Geneva HR/PUB/12/5. Available online: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/Human_rights_indicators_en.pdf

Vandenhole, W. (2005) Non-discrimination and equality in the view of the UN human rights treaty bodies, Intersentia,

Weller, P. (2009). Human Rights and Social Justice: the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the quiet revolution in international law. Pub. Space: JL & Soc. Just., 4, 74. Available online: http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/publicspace/article/view/1167/1426

World Health Organisation (2011) World Report on Disability, Geneva, WHO/World Bank. Available online: http://www.who.int/disabilities/world_report/2011/report.pdf

This list was last updated on 15/09/2017