Local government implementation of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Factors affecting statutory compliance

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Abstract

One of the questions raised after the signing of the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act is how local governments would implement the statute. This qualitative study examines 20 cities in two states, categorizing implementation efforts and identifying factors that affect local government compliance with the law.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)654-662
Number of pages9
JournalPolicy Studies Journal
Volume29
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2001

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