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Mental illness, discrimination and the law : fighting for social justice / Felicity Callard[and others].

  • Callard, Felicity.
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About this work


Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Physical description

xviii, 330 ; 26 cm


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-321) and index.


Principles and concepts -- Civil and political participation -- Legal capacity, decision-making, discriminatory statutes and practice -- Work and the workplace -- Education -- Housing -- Social security and social protection -- Health, health care, and the right to health -- Protection against abuse and research involving vulnerable populations -- Promotion of mental health and prevention of mental illness -- Implementation and enforcement -- Summary and conclusions -- International and regional instruments, standards, guidelines, and declarations -- Examples of disability legislation from across the world -- Organisations and resources.

Funding information

Wellcome Trust grant output. Grantholder: H.M. Evans. Grant type: Strategic Awards. Grant number: 086049.


  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    WM140 2012C15m
    Open shelves

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