The research and analysis contained in the volume depicts the broader patterns of an emerging environmental politics in China - a more assertive and restive citizenry in environmental affairs, the rise of interest groups, and international influences on domestic policy debates. The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 3 is an indispensable source for scholars and policy makers concerned about how China's environmental policies and practices will affect its own future and the future of the earth.
Analysis and Forecast of China's Social Development (2008)
Author: Xin Ru
Category: Social Science
The 2008 volume of The China Society Yearbook, the third volume in the annual China Society Blue Book series to be translated into English, contains important statistics and analysis from Chinese scholars on a wide array of social issues in China. Topics explored in this volume include employment, social security, national health insurance, labor security, political participation, the internet, food safety, corruption, and quality of life.
African Disability Rights Yearbook Volume 3 2015 Edited by Charles Ngwena, Ilze Grobbelaar‐du Plessis, Helene Combrinck and Serges Djoyou Kamga 2015 ISSN: 2311-8970 Pages: 337 Print version: Available Electronic version: Free PDF available About the publication The 2014 issue of the African Disability Rights Yearbook addresses disability rights within the foundational structure laid down by the inaugural issue. The structure comprises a tripartite division between: articles; country reports; and shorter commentaries on recent regional and sub-regional developments. The African Disability Rights Yearbook aims to advance disability scholarship. Coming in the wake of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, it is the first peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on disability as human rights on the African continent. It provides an annual forum for scholarly analysis on issues pertaining to the human rights of persons with disabilities. It is also a source for country-based reports as well as commentaries on recent developments in the field of disability rights in the African region. The African Disability Rights Yearbook publishes peer-reviewed contributions dealing with the rights of persons with disabilities and related topics, with specific relevance to Africa, Africans and scholars of Africa. The Yearbook appears annually under the aegis of the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria. The Yearbook is an open access online publication, see www.adry.up.ac.za About the editors: Charles Ngwena is Professor, Department of Constitutional Law and Legal Philosophy, Faculty of Law, University of the Free State, South Africa. Ilze Grobbelaar‐du Plessis is a senior lecturer and holds the degrees BIuris LLB LLM LLD from the University of Pretoria. Helene Combrinck is Associate Professor at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy, University of the Western Cape. Serges Djoyou Kamgais is Senior Lecturer at TMALI (UNISA). Table of Contents EDITORIAL SECTION A: ARTICLES The sexual and reproductive health rights of women with disabilities in Africa: Linkages between the CRPD and the African Women’s Protocol Lucyline Nkatha Murungi & Ebenezer Durojaye Sexual and reproductive rights of women with disabilities: Implementing international human rights standards in Lesotho Itumeleng Shale How assessments of testimonial competence perpetuate inequality and discrimination for persons with intellectual disabilities: An analysis of the approach taken in South Africa and Zimbabwe Dianah Msipa Unpaid carers of persons with disabilities in Africa and Latin America: Gender, human rights and invisibility Marina Mendez Erreguerena Confronting the double marginalisation of girls with disabilities: Practical challenges for the realisation of the right to education for girls with disabilities under the Disability Act of Malawi J Nyanda The hugger-mugger of enforcing socio-economic rights in Ghana: A threat to the rights of persons with disabilities Justice Srem-Sai SECTION B: COUNTRY REPORTS Eritrea Futsum Abbay Lesotho Itumeleng Shale Morocco Arlene S Kanter Sierra Leone Romola Adeola Swaziland Simangele Daisy Mavundla\ Tunisia Arlene S Kanter SECTION C: REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS Disability rights and emerging disability legislation in selected African jurisdictions: A diagnostic commentary Enoch MacDonnell Chilemba The right to political participation for people with disabilities in Africa William Aseka Oluchina BOOK REVIEW AS Kanter: The development of disability rights under international law: From charity to human rights (2014) Tsitsi Chataika