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European Yearbook of Disability Law

Volume 4

Book | 1st edition 2013 | Europe | Lisa Waddington, Gerard Quinn, Eilionoir Flynn

The European Yearbook of Disability Law is part of the ongoing research programme of the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights of Maastricht University and the Centre for Disability Law and Policy of the National University of Ireland Galway.

The European Yearbook of Disability Law reviews the significant developments at European level regarding disability law and policy.

The Yearbook contains a series of articles on current challenges and developments from senior analysts and academics working in the field. It aims to provide critical insight in the evolution of European disability law and policy and offers analyses of pressing challenges in a broad range of fields.

The core of the Yearbook consists of a review of the preceding year’s significant events, as well as policy and legal developments within the institutions of the European Union. It reviews major EU policy developments, studies and other publications, legislative proposals, and case law from the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights.

About this book
‘The fourth edition of the Yearbook of European Disability Law is honours its reputation as a must-read for those involved in civil society, researchers, lawyers, political scientists, staff of the European and national institutions and interested in disability law and policy.’
Joseph Damamme in RTDeur (2014)

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Type of product Book
Format Hardback
EAN / ISSN 9781780681696
Series name European Yearbook of Disability Law
Weight 1090 g
Status Available
Number of pages xviii + 578 p.
Access to exercice No
Publisher Intersentia
Language English
Publication Date Jul 2, 2013
Available on Jurisquare No
Available on Strada Belgique No
Available on Strada Europe No
Available on Strada Luxembourg No


  • Table of Contents
  • Editorial
    Lisa Waddington, Gerard Quinn, Eilionoir Flynn
  • Part I: Articles
  • Disability and Access to Justice in the European Union: Implications of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    Eilionoir Flynn, Anna Lawson
  • Tracking the Progress of the Proposed WIPO Treaty on Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright to Benefit Persons with Print Disabilities
    Abigail Rekas
  • Staying the Course: The European Disability Strategy 2010–2020
    David L. Hosking
  • US and EU Perpectives on Genetic Discrimination in Employment and Insurance: Striking a Balance in a Battlefield of Competing Rights
    Aisling de Paor
  • Flexicurity and Employment of Persons with Disability in Europe in a Contemporary Disability Human Rights Perspective
    Maria Ventegodt Liisberg
  • Equal to the Task? Re-Examining EU Equality Law in Light of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    Lisa Waddington
  • Part II: Annual Review of European Law and Policy
  • The European Union
  • The Council of Europe
  • Other European Intergovernmental Organizations and Civil Society Groups
  • Part III: Literature Review
  • Literature Review
  • Part IV: Annex of Key Documentation
  • Commission Staff Working Document: Interpretative Guidelines on the Application of Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 concerning the rights of disabled persons and persons with reduced mobilitywhen travelling by air
  • Choice and Control: The Right to Independent Living. Report of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights on the experiences of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental health problems in nine EU Member States
  • Extract from the Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights (First Section) of 24 July 2012 in the Case of Ðorðeviæ v. Croatia