publication . Article . 2012

Legal capacity as a universal human right and a determinant of social status of people with mental disability

M Milan Markovic;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Stanovništvo (issn: 0038-982X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Social Science, Belgrade
Abstract
<jats:p>Adoption of the UN Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities (2006) brought about a core shift to how the international community and human rights law see and treat human disability in general. This paradigm shift materilizes itself in a number of provisions ranging from those which catalogue the proclaimed human rights as they are in the context of special implementation and protection of people with disabilities, to those that introduce a level of specificity in light of their holders' particular needs. But the strongest presence of the shift to this regard can be found in the Article 12 CRPD that sheds new light on the concept of (legal) ca...
Subjects
free text keywords: mental disability, legal capacity, paradigm shift, human rights, Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities, Demography. Population. Vital events, HB848-3697, General Social Sciences, Social psychology, Social status, Psychology, A determinant
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