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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Equal in Law, Unequal in Fact: Racial and Ethnic Discrimination and the Legal Response Thereto in Europe

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ISBN13: 9789004217058
Published: January 2012
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £127.00

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An intriguing paradox characterises international and European action against discrimination. On the one hand, equality and the right to non-discrimination are key human rights and protected by an impressive line of legal documents. On the other hand, empirical studies show that discrimination is still rampant today. This book maps the gap between the rights and the reality, and examines the causes, consequences and extent of discrimination in Europe today as well as the international and European legal response to it. On the basis of this analysis, the study explains why anti-discrimination law fails to deliver, and what can be done about it. The result is of interest to scholars, students, civil society, politicians and anyone interested in equality and making it a reality.

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Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Discrimination Law
1. Introduction
2. Diversity: Empirical and theoretical perspectives
3. Discrimination and equality: Theoretical perspectives
4. Discrimination: Empirical perspectives
5. Anti-discrimination law: Preliminary issues
6. International human rights law
7. European Union law
8. Assessment
9. Rethinking the response
10. Collection of equality data
11. Positive action
12. Positive duties
13. Enforcement
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