Spring 2011 - 61925 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
American with Disabilities
|Instructor(s):|| Cantu, Norma
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Topics for these policy seminars have included environmental and natural resources policy, health-service delivery policy, social welfare policy, transportation policy, science and technology policy, international affairs, national security, urban and regional growth policy, and political campaigns.
This course provides an opportunity to analyze law and policy in the fast- growing area of law concerning people with disabilities.
Federal and state legislation to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability has produced substantial results. Students taking this course will be exposed to the history of disability law, the trends in federal rulings, and emerging issues as Congress debates new legislation covering persons with disabilities who seek to be part of the working, living and interacting communities of this nation.