Research Handbook on EU Disability Law

Research Handbooks in European Law series

Edited by Delia Ferri, Professor of Law, Department of Law, Maynooth University, Ireland and Andrea Broderick, Assistant Professor of International and European Law, Maastricht University, the Netherlands

This Research Handbook comes at an opportune time, and provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging exploration of relevant developments concerning disability rights at EU level. It also looks beyond the EU, focusing on how disability has been relevant in EU external relations. In addition, the Research Handbook considers the interface between EU disability law and Council of Europe law.

‘This volume represents an indispensable, well-written, and very in-depth tool for those who study the rights of people with disabilities, at European and international levels. It presents a comprehensive and accurate overview of the history and development of EU disability law, accompanied by specific insights on issues and rights, ranging from the freedom of movement of people with disabilities to the copyright law or consumer law and disability. This book has the merit of involving scholars and experts with different backgrounds, tracing an accurate map of disability law.’
– Elena Vivaldi, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy

‘This Handbook offers a truly comprehensive and insightful analysis of the diverse ways in which EU law affects people with disabilities. Its impressive breadth of vision means that this book will be an essential point of reference for all those who seek to understand better the interaction of law and disability in a European context. It explains the positive steps taken in recent years, but it reminds us of the long road to inclusion that remains to be travelled.’
– Mark Bell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

‘The Research Handbook on EU Disability Law, edited by Delia Ferri and Andrea Broderick, weaves critical human rights issues into a comprehensive, but remarkably crisp, chronicle of a modern disability rights project. This timely work is a roadmap for diverse stakeholders navigating the unprecedented challenges facing the EU disability agenda arising from the global health and economic emergency.’
– Peter Blanck, Syracuse University, US

2020 488 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 641 1 £195.00 £175.50 $285.00 $256.50

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