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Inhaltsangabe: Tackling Disability Discrimination and Disability Hate Crime: A Multidisciplinary Guide is an honest and comprehensive examination of existing policy and practice. Approached from academic, professional and personal perspectives, the book traces disability hate crime and discrimination from the past, through the present and culminates in the call for a cross-government response to eliminate disability hate crime and improve professional practice. This book explores the historical roots of hate crimes against people with disabilities, the policy and legislation currently in place to protect them and provides a helpful and authoritative guide on how to respond to disability hate crime and discrimination. Written for professionals, practitioners, academics and those who have been affected by disability discrimination, it is a powerful contribution toward the fight against disability hate crimes.
Placing the experiences of victims at its heart, this book provides an authoritative overview of disability hate crime - explaining what it is, how it happens, its legal status, the impact on victims and how individuals and agencies should respond.
The guide outlines innovative projects developed to address the problem, and provides tailored guidance for professionals spanning education, health and social care, and criminal justice. It also offers recommendations for effective multi-agency working.
After highlighting the crimes committed against disabled people and society's failure to protect them, the book concludes with a powerful argument for cross-government action to improve professional practice and eliminate disability-motivated hate crime.
Buchbeschreibung Jessica Kingsley Publishers Mrz 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 154x228x20 mm. Neuware - 280 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781849055284