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The Rights of Older Persons

6-17-2008 National:

Collection of International Documents

Please note** - The first printing of The Rights of Older Persons was a great success and has already sold out. We would like to thank all those that have taken an interest in this important collection of documents. The IFA has now received the second printing, and will be able to meet the demand and fulfill all orders for this important book. To cover the costs of reprinting, a small increase in the price of the book has been made. Click here to order your copy.

Over the past few decades, many diverse documents concerning the rights and status of the aged have been prepared at the international level. Each of the various bodies and organizations has regarded the subject from a slightly different angle. This has resulted in the preparation of an extensive set of international documents that cover a wide spectrum of subjects and issues relevant to older persons all over the world.

This book provides a unique collection of all the main, important international documents relating, at the international level, to the status of the aged and the phenomenon of ageing. For the first time, readers, the aged and professionals all over the world can obtain a comprehensive picture of the worldwide activities in the field of international law and ageing.

The editors of this collection of documents are active and respected international elder law scholars. Dr. Israel Doron teaches elder law at Haifa University and has published and presented various papers regarding international dimensions of elder law and older persons' rights. Prof. Kate Mewhinney is a Clinical Law Professor and the Managing Attorney of the Elder Law Clinic of Wake Forest University School of Law. She is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, edited a special international issue of the NAELA Quarterly, and has organized and moderated programs on international law. ..News Source..

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