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Discrimination

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ISBN13: 9780720121223
ISBN: 0720121221
Published: October 1993
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This is a collection of 23 essays by leading experts. They explore the aims and limits of law in regulating discrimination.;The main focus is on racial discrimination, but the essays draw generally on experience in combating sex discrimination and other forms of discrimination. The essays include theoretical, comparative and practical approaches to the subject. They discuss controversies such as the Rushdie affair, religious discrimination in Northern Ireland, the treatment of non-EEC workers in the single market after 1992, as well as developments in Asia, Southern Africa and North America.;It is aimed at academics, students and policy makers in labour law, discrimination law, jurisprudence and industrial relations.

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Contents:
Part 1 Civil rights models: an allegorical critique of the United States civil rights model, Derrick Bell; have 25 years of the Race Relations Acts in Britain been a failure?, Bob Hepple; the effectiveness of strategic enforcement of the Race Relations Act 1976, Mary Coussey; proof and evidence of discrimination, Geoffrey Bindman; the effectiveness of equality law remedies - a European Community law perspective, Barry Fitzpatrick; fair employment legislation in Northern Ireland, Jim Knox and Joe O'Hara.
Part 2 Theories and interactions: from individual to group?, Nicola Lacey; race discrimination - the limits of market equality?, Erika Szyszczak; private activities an personal autonomy - at the margins of anti-discrimination law, John Gardner; the limits of legal, cultural and religious pluralism, Sebastian Poulter; legislating for a multi-faith society - some problems of special treatment, Jonathan Montgomery; the interaction of race and gender, Sandra Fredman and Erika Szyszczak; cultural diversity and racial discrimination in employment selection, Tariq Modood; ageism and legal control, Trevor Buck.
Part 3 Positive discrimination and affirmative action: a case for positive discrimination, Bhikhu Parekh; can reverse discrimination be justified?, Gwyneth Pitt; the Indian experience and its lessons for Britain, Werner F. Menski; positive discrimination in Malaysia - a cautionary tale for the United Kingdom, Edward Phillips; tackling discrimination positively in Britain, Vera Sacks; equality and affirmative action in constitution-making - the Southern African case, Paseko Ncholo.
Part 4 Looking ahead: teaching and research - where should we be going?, Susan Atkins; racial inequality, public policy and the law - where are we going?, Laurence Lustgarten.