• Podsoc #18

Disability and human rights:

In conversation with Tom Shakespeare

In this episode, Tom Shakespeare brings the issues that affect people living with disabilities to the fore. Sexual health, personalization of care and the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities are high on the agenda.

Tom Shakespeare trained as a sociologist and worked at the Universities of Cambridge, Sunderland, Leeds and Newcastle before joining the WHO in 2008. His books include Disability Rights and Wrongs (2006), and The Sexual Politics of Disability (1996). At WHO, he was an author and editor of the World Report on Disability (2011). He has been involved in the disability movement for 25 years.

Recommended citation – APA6th

Fronek, P. (Interviewer). (2012, August 9). Disability and human rights: In conversation with Tom Shakespeare.[Episode 18]. Podsocs. Podcast retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://www.podsocs.com/podcast/disability-and-human-rights/.

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