Tagged: law

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In the new world order following the Second World War, equality was elevated to a fundamental human right by virtue of the United Nations (UN) Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)1 which recognises the...

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What is equality to Deaf people?

This is the fourth part of a series considering why equality law and Deaf people don’t get on. Having explored the various theoretical perspectives on equality law and their relevance to the Deaf-World, the...

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The relationship between equality law and Deaf studies

This post is the third part of a series considering why equality law and Deaf people don’t get on. Having established in general terms what equality law is, before going on to consider what...

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Introducing Deaf Law

One of the primary aims of my PhD thesis is to introduce the concept of Deaf Law, developing some of the arguments linked to the Deaf Legal Theory put forward by Bryan and Emery1....