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Published: 03 August 2021

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192843258

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Mental Health Law

Abolish or Reform?

Kay Wilson

  • Explores the dispute about abolition or reform of mental health law into its socio-historical context drawing on multi-disciplinary sources
  • Provides a balanced and in-depth analysis of CRPD and explores the meaning of three key values which underpin the CRPD and international human rights law - dignity (including autonomy), equality, and participation
  • Includes consideration of human rights and the perspectives of people with disabilities and that of family, friends, supporters, and the community as a whole
  • Examines critically the strengths and weaknesses of current mental health law, the dilemmas created by the call for its abolition, and the options for reform

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