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A guide to legal rights for people with disabilities

Marc D. Stolman

A guide to legal rights for people with disabilities

by Marc D. Stolman

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Published by Demos in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Popular works.,
    • Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMarc D. Stolman.
      GenrePopular works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF480.Z9 S76 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 140 p. :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1093554M
      ISBN 100939957590
      LC Control Number94017955
      OCLC/WorldCa30353243

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