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Anti-discrimination law in Britain

by C. J. Bourn

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Published by Sweet & Maxwell in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
    • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
    • Sex discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementColin Bourn, John Whitmore.
      ContributionsWhitmore, John, 1946-, Bourn, C. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD3102 .B66 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 345 p. ;
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL733692M
      ISBN 100421564202
      LC Control Number97123715

      A Theory of Discrimination Law Tarunabh Khaitan. Presents a clear philosophical account and defence of discrimination law; Distinguishes between the purposive and the distributive concerns in the theory of discrimination law; Places the protection of liberty as the central purpose of discrimination law. While the book deals systematically and critically with all aspect of anti-discrimination law, such as grounds, areas of activity, exceptions, procedure, and remedies, it also contains extensive materials dealing with the policy goals of the law. The central chapter in the book .

      The Act brings together separate strands of equality legislation. Before the referendum, Leavers sought to calm nerves by arguing there would be no rollback on rights in a post-Brexit Britain because Britain .   Anti-discrimination law can be a double-edged sword for religious minorities, says Simon Rocker Simon Rocker Fri 10 Jul EDT First published on Fri 10 Jul EDTAuthor: Simon Rocker.

        It takes into account the changes brought about by the Treaty of Lisbon and contains a thorough examination of the relevant case law of the Court of Justice of the EU. The book examines the background to the legislation and explains the essential characteristics and doctrines of EU law .   We look back at the Act, its history, and how it informs Britain today. Until it was Legal for Pubs to Bar People of Colour The first piece of legislation in the UK to address racism and .


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The book further considers the relationship between national and European anti-discrimination law. A survey of national anti-discrimination statutes is presented in order to identify the variety of legal traditions Author: Mark R.

Bell. Setting discrimination law within the field of public health, it frames positive action and intersectional discrimination as the norm in this field of law rather than the exception.

In developing and applying this new theory for anti-discrimination law, the book draws upon case law from jurisdictions including the UK Format: Hardcover. Now in its third edition, Anti-Discrimination Law in Britain brings a wealth of historical authority and expertise to this contentious area of law." "The book discusses both employment and non.

Setting discrimination law within the field of public health, it frames positive action and intersectional discrimination as the norm in this field of law rather than the exception. In developing and Anti-discrimination law in Britain book this new theory for anti-discrimination law, the book draws upon case law from jurisdictions including the UK.

Magna Carta, rule of law and religious diversity Malik, M., MayMagna Carta, Religion and the Rule of Law. Cambridge University Press, p. 17 p. Disabled people in Britain and discrimination: a case for anti-discrimination legislation Colin Barnes, British Council of Organizations of Disabled People C.

Hurst & Co., - Law - pages. Anti‐Discrimination law in Great Britain. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: Vol. 20, Comparative Approaches to Anti-discrimination Law, pp.

Cited by: BRITISH ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW: AN INTRODUCTION ** Christopher McCrudden I. INTRODUCTION The United Kingdom is a signatory of a number of inter-national treaties protecting various aspects of human rights, including freedom from discrimination Cited by: 1.

The proposed changes in anti-discrimination are intended to be an extension of the review of racism and other discriminatory practices and to move the UK forward into a 21 st Century where such discrimination is a thing of the past. The changes in the law brought about by this report are more than likely to be mirrored and taken across so that they do not only apply to racial discrimination.

Anti-discrimination law or non-discrimination law refers to legislation designed to prevent discrimination against particular groups of people; these groups are often referred to as protected groups or protected classes.

Anti-discrimination laws vary by jurisdiction with regard to the types of discrimination that are prohibited, and also the groups that are protected by that legislation.

‘This book provides a unique contribution to the practice of equality and non-discrimination in different jurisdictions. It fosters a strategic use of comparative law. Such a global approach to anti-discrimination law. The following is a selection of books and journal articles on the Equality Act Please email our Library and Information Services Manager if you have a suggestion for a book or journal article to add to this list.

Ashianty, S () The Equality Act main concepts, International Journal of Discrimination and the Law. Anti-discrimination law in Britain / Author: Colin Bourn, John Whitmore. Publication info: London: Sweet & Maxwell, Format: Book. The Equality Act is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom with the primary purpose of consolidating, updating and supplementing the numerous prior Acts and Regulations, that formed the Territorial extent: England and Wales; Scotland.

Since the early s, there has been an enormous growth in scholarship addressing the theoretical aspects of anti-discrimination law. Touching upon a number of jurisdictions, this volume collects many.

It is against the law to discriminate against anyone because of their sex, religion, disability or certain other personal characteristics ('protected characteristics'). ‘This book provides a unique contribution to the practice of equality and non-discrimination in different jurisdictions.

It fosters a strategic use of comparative law. Such a global approach to anti-discrimination law promotes the diffusion of legal arguments. This work details the discrimination faced by disabled people in Britain in terms of the social system. Previous reports have dwelt on the individual's problems, eg access to public buildings, whereas this.

“This book is an essential reference text for anyone interested in European disability law – its past and its future.” – Gerard Quinn, Common Market Law Review, No 2 “ a significant and original.

EU Anti-Discrimination Law provides a detailed and critical analysis of the corpus of European Union law prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, and sexual orientation.

It takes into account the changes brought about by the Treaty of Lisbon and contains a thorough examination of the relevant case law.

-- Tamas Gyulavari * European Labour Law Journal * Overall, this is a much-welcomed book that brings systematic analysis to the existing EU anti-discrimination law literature and offers. Discrimination in the workplace is still an important issue to understand and be informed about, even in Specifically, it’s important to know the laws, recognize what kinds of Author: Christy Hopkins.Anti-Discrimination Law in the UK The Equality Act undertakes to create legislations in the United kingdom that deal with promoting equality versus preventing discrimination against what is .