2 edition of Critical perspectives on human rights and disability law found in the catalog.
Critical perspectives on human rights and disability law
Marcia H. Rioux
Includes bibliographical references (p. -526) and index.
|Statement||edited by Marcia H. Rioux, Lee Ann Basser, Melinda Jones|
|Contributions||Basser Marks, Lee Ann|
|LC Classifications||K637 .C75 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 552 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||552|
|LC Control Number||2010046814|
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