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Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I The Protection of Human Rights for Persons with Disability in Theory: Intellectual disability as a distinct issue; A principled approach to human rights issues raised by intellectual disability. Part II The Protection of Human Rights for Persons with Intellectual Disability in Practice: The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; The European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of applicants with intellectual disability; English law in relation to welfare, intellectual disability and human rights; German law relating to intellectual disability, incapacity and welfare. Part III The Way Forward: Applying the human dignity reasoning to sterilisation procedures under English law, the MCA 2005 and the case law of the ECtHR; A new protocol on disability?; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.