Special Issue "Social Participation and Human Rights"
A special issue of Societies (ISSN 2075-4698). This special issue belongs to the section "Disabled People/People with Disabilities (Non-Medical Coverage)".
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2. Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale, Quebec City, QC G1M 2S8, Canada
Interests: social theories; disability; social participation; policies; participatory research
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Special Issue in Societies: Public Policy and the Inclusion of People with Disabilities at Work in the Aftermath of COVID-19
Special Issue in Disabilities: Mobility, Access, and Participation for Disabled People
Interests: work and employment; social policies; life-course; social participation and human rights
This Special Issue of Societies invites academics to explore the issues concerning the social participation and human rights of persons with disabilities through critical and interdisciplinary perspectives from the social sciences and humanities. In the last two decades, these issues have been intensively discussed and debated in the field of disability, and more so since the adoption in 2006 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by the United Nations. Using its guiding principles and articles in their advocacy efforts, many disability organizations have recently begun monitoring their individual and collective human rights violations and asking to be consulted on the social policies and measures that are impacting their daily life. This Special issue would like to explore how the dissemination of the global disability rights discourse have been changing the ways in which social justice and social participation issues have been conceptualized and acted upon by public, private and community decision makers. We are also searching for original articles discussing the pro and cons of using the human rights perspective in the disability field. Finally, this Special Issue is interested in knowing more about how human rights theoretical and grounded approaches may contribute to our understanding of the disability phenomenon.Dr. Normand Boucher
Mr. Francis Charrier
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- human rights
- social justice