Copyright Protections and Disability Rights: Turning the Page to a New International Paradigm
Harpur, Paul and Suzor Nicolas,'Copyright Protections and Disability Rights: Turning the Page to a New International Paradigm' (2013) 36 (3) University of New South Wales Law Journal
35 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2014
Date Written: 2014
This article argues that governments around the world need to take immediate coordinated action to reverse the ‘book famine’. There are over 129 million book titles in the world, but persons with print disabilities can obtain less than 7 per cent of these titles in formats that they can read. The situation is most acute in developing countries, where less than 1 per cent of books are accessible.
Keywords: Print Disabilities, Book Famine
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