The Resource Family policy and disability, Arie Rimmerman

Family policy and disability, Arie Rimmerman

Label
Family policy and disability
Title
Family policy and disability
Statement of responsibility
Arie Rimmerman
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This book explores the status and scope of family policies related to households of children with disabilities, providing an in-depth, evidence-based review of legal, programmatic issues. It includes a discussion of the gaps between family needs and contemporary family policies in the United States and European countries, as demonstrated in these households' surveys. In addition, the volume offers a comparative analysis of cash benefits, tax credits and deductions, and in-kind provisions between the United States and select European countries (UK, France, and Sweden). Most importantly, this book identifies and continues the discussion regarding the critical role of family-centered policies, as expressed in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), as well as the future of family policy toward families of children with disabilities at a time of economic crisis"--
  • "In the postscript of my recent book, Social inclusion of people with disabilities: National and international perspectives, I highlighted the central role that the family plays in providing socialisation, support, stability and opportunities for social inclusion. This is a particular challenge for a family of a child with severe disability which requires coping with extra demands in order to provide the care needed. There is no doubt that this responsibility takes its toll on personal and marital life, is a financial burden and curtails employment opportunities. In my earlier book, I noted that government policies are primarily aimed toward individuals with disabilities, with those targeting family protection or support being the exception"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rimmerman, Arie
Dewey number
323.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ759.913
LC item number
.R56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge disability law and policy series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parents of children with disabilities
  • People with disabilities
  • People with disabilities
  • People with disabilities
  • LAW / Family Law / General
Label
Family policy and disability, Arie Rimmerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Family policy: a conceptual base; 3. Families of children with disabilities: core needs; 4. Family policies related to children and youth with disabilities in the United States; 5. Family policies and disability in select European countries; 6. Assessment of family disability policies; 7. Comparative family policies of the United States and select European countries; 8. The UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and family policies; 9. Closing remarks
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 212 pages
Isbn
9781107049178
Lccn
2014047558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)889521639
Label
Family policy and disability, Arie Rimmerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Family policy: a conceptual base; 3. Families of children with disabilities: core needs; 4. Family policies related to children and youth with disabilities in the United States; 5. Family policies and disability in select European countries; 6. Assessment of family disability policies; 7. Comparative family policies of the United States and select European countries; 8. The UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and family policies; 9. Closing remarks
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 212 pages
Isbn
9781107049178
Lccn
2014047558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)889521639

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