Discrimination Law 2nd Edition

Discrimination Law 2nd Edition

By Michael Connolly

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$63.00 RRP

Date: 26/04/2011

Code: 9780414046061

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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An in-depth and accessible guidance on discrimination law, this work:
Covers the UK and EU, with comparisons to the US, Canada and Australia
  • Analyses the different theories and definitions of what is classed as discrimination
  • Goes through the different grounds for discrimination including race, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age and disability
  • Explains the application of discrimination law in practice
  • Covers the many different forms of discrimination including direct and indirect discrimination, harassment, victimisation and disability discrimination
  • Looks at how discrimination affects other areas besides employment law including education, housing, charities, supply goods, facilities and services
  • Discusses the remedies available and ways of enforcing them
  • Refers to all relevant legislation and regulations including the Human Rights Act 1998 and European Convention on Human Rights
  • Includes coverage of all key case law including cases arising from the ECJ and ECtH.
Contents
  • Theories of anti-discrimination legislation
  • The sources of discrimination law
  • Prohibited grounds of discrimination
  • Direct discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Indirect discrimination
  • Victimisation
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Discrimination in fields other than employment
  • The law of equal pay
  • Disability discrimination
  • Enforcement of discrimination legislation
  • Affirmative action.
Jurisdiction: International

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