The Positive Impact of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Case Study on the South Pacific and Lessons from the U.S. Experience

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Paul Harpur

University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Richard A. Bales

Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law

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Date Written: February 6, 2012

Abstract

This article analyzes the positive impact the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is having in stimulating and guiding legislative protections in developing States. It focuses on South Pacific States, with particular attention to Vanuatu. Finally, the article provides recommendations based on U.S. experience.

Keywords: disability crpd, convention, vanuatu, south pacific

Suggested Citation

Harpur, Paul David and Bales, Richard A., The Positive Impact of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Case Study on the South Pacific and Lessons from the U.S. Experience (February 6, 2012). Northern Kentucky Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2000174

Paul David Harpur

University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

Brisbane, Queensland 4072
Australia

Richard A. Bales (Contact Author)

Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law ( email )

525 South Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
United States
419-772-2205 (Phone)

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