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Civil rights laws alone aren’t going to help disabled people in a post-COVID America

Pettinicchio, David (2020) Civil rights laws alone aren’t going to help disabled people in a post-COVID America. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (26 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Thirty years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed by Congress with the aim of addressing the persistent social and economic marginalization of disabled Americans. But, writes David Pettinicchio, weak enforcement and narrow interpretations of the ADA have since limited its effectiveness. He argues that the ADA was only the beginning: now we must extend its values across all social policy arenas

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2020 10:00
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2021 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106444

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