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El Derecho De Sucesiones Se Debe Atemperar A Los Cambios De La Sociedad Del Siglo Xxi, Edward Ivan Cueva Feb 2011

El Derecho De Sucesiones Se Debe Atemperar A Los Cambios De La Sociedad Del Siglo Xxi, Edward Ivan Cueva

Edward Ivan Cueva

No abstract provided.


Disability And The Persistence Of Poverty: Reconstructing Disability Allowances, Sagit Mor Feb 2011

Disability And The Persistence Of Poverty: Reconstructing Disability Allowances, Sagit Mor

Sagit Mor

Disability policy has always been deeply immersed in questions relating to the relationships between disability and poverty. Analysts have historically attempted to separate disability from poverty: these efforts began as early as the Poor Laws of eighteenth century England and, enhanced by the rise of the modern welfare state, they culminated in the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 20 years that followed. In this article, I argue that it is time to reexamine the nexus between disability and poverty and attend to their co-constitutive relationships. I suggest a reconstructive reading of disability allowances as a locus ...


Masthead, Editors Jan 2011

Masthead, Editors

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change

No abstract provided.


Perspective On Economic Critiques Of Disability Law: The Multifaceted Federal Role In Balancing Equity And Efficiency, Elizabeth Burleson Jan 2011

Perspective On Economic Critiques Of Disability Law: The Multifaceted Federal Role In Balancing Equity And Efficiency, Elizabeth Burleson

Pace Law Faculty Publications

Given the recent enactment of the ADA Amendments Act, this article analyzes a Rawlsian philosophical framework with which to view society's treatment of people with disabilities. Allocation of resources remains a pervasive concern of economists and attorneys alike. Need, merit, and market compete as means by which to decide who should receive what benefits. This article concludes that while economics can play a powerful role in the initial allocation of limited resources, there remains a multifaceted federal role to confront discrimination and promote equity.


Disability Trouble, Bradley A. Areheart Dec 2010

Disability Trouble, Bradley A. Areheart

Bradley A. Areheart

In the 1960s, the term “gender” emerged in the academic literature to indicate the socially constructed nature of being a man or woman. The gender/sex binary soon became standard academic fare, with sex representing biology and gender representing sex’s social construct. However, in the 1980s feminists became concerned the gender/sex binary - by effectively designating sex as non-social - left room for biological determinism. These feminists made “gender trouble” in part by arguing biological sex was a social concept. The resulting scholarship on sex and gender enriched feminist thought and catalyzed civil rights through an expansion of legal protections ...


Socialtjänst Och E-Förvaltning. E-Tjänster För Äldre Och Personer Med Funktionshinder, Titti Mattsson Dec 2010

Socialtjänst Och E-Förvaltning. E-Tjänster För Äldre Och Personer Med Funktionshinder, Titti Mattsson

Titti Mattsson

No abstract provided.


Requirements Of A Valid Islamic Marriage Vis-À-Vis Requirements Of A Valid Customary Marriage In Nigeria, Olanike Sekinat Odewale Mrs Dec 2010

Requirements Of A Valid Islamic Marriage Vis-À-Vis Requirements Of A Valid Customary Marriage In Nigeria, Olanike Sekinat Odewale Mrs

Olanike Sekinat Adelakun

Marriage is a universal institution which is recognized and respected all over the world. As a social institution, marriage is founded on and governed by the social and religious norms of the society. Consequently, the sanctity of marriage is a well accepted principle in the world community .
Marriage could either be monogamous or polygamous in nature. A monogamous marriage has bee described as ‘…the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others’ . A polygamous marriage on the other hand can be defined as a voluntary union for life of one man with ...