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Discrimination Law: Theory and Context - Text and Materials

Edited by: Geoffrey Bindman

ISBN13: 9780421554405
Published: March 2008
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.95



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Discrimination is a new work, which adopts a comparative and constitutional approach to the developing subject of discrimination in all its many forms. It provides a comprehensive exposition of anti-discrimination law, making comparisons between domestic law, EU law, the European Convention on Human Rights, and US, Canadian and South African law. It seeks to place the law in a broad context, by considering the history of anti-discrimination protections and the political and philosophical justifications which lie behind them.

The book follows a text and materials format. The materials are accompanied by extensive author commentary integrating both the theory and law. This book will be of interest to those studying and working in the fields of employment law, anti-discrimination law, civil liberties, human rights and constitutional law.

  • Utilises a text and materials format accompanied by extensive author commentary integrating both the theory and law
  • Adopts a comparative and constitutional approach to discrimination law
  • Provides a comprehensive exposition of anti-discrimination law, comparing domestic law, EU law, the European Convention on Human Rights, and US, Canadian and South African law
  • Places the law in context by considering the history of anti-discrimination protections and their political and philosophical justifications
  • Vital for students and academics in the fields of employment law, anti-discrimination law, civil liberties, human rights and constitutional law

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Discrimination Law
Contents:
Theoretical justifications for anti-discrimination measures.
Historical and social context of anti-discrimination law.
The constitutional basis for anti-discrimination protections.
Prohibited grounds of discrimination.
Situations in which discrimination is prohibited.
The concepts of direct and indirect discrimination.
Sex discrimination.
Sexual orientation discrimination.
Racial and cultural discrimination.
Disability discrimination.
Other grounds of discrimination.
Remedies and enforcement mechanisms.