“Rights that are not real”: a comparison of policy and practice affecting parents with intellectual disabilities in Iceland and England

Ian Hamilton Buchanan, Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir

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This article compares the legal and governmental systems in two contrasting counties and explores how difference leads to similar outcomes, and how these outcomes are related to well developed policies that are in conflict with them.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-24
Number of pages10
JournalDisability & Society
Issue number1
Publication statusIn preparation - Jan 2012

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The article is being prepared with a view to submitting to Disability and Society or the European Journal of Social Policy.

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