Discrimination Law (häftad)
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Discrimination Law (häftad)

Discrimination Law

Häftad Engelska, 2011-05-26
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A highly readable introduction to equality law and how it has adjusted to new and complex problems. Including an historical overview and comparative analysis, it thematically illuminates and discusses the major issues in discrimination law. This edition incorporates recent changes to the law, most importantly the Equality Act 2010.
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Edwin Cameron, Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa This second, updated and expanded, edition of Professor Fredman's treatise on discrimination law is most welcome. Her lucid, practical exposition of the tough concepts and decisions in this field is indispensable to both practitioners and academics who must grapple with its problems. Most importantly, to her whole treatment she brings an illuminating understanding of the values of social justice and human dignity that powerfully underlie laws against discrimination.

Kate O'Regan, Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, 1994-2009 Equality law is one of the most difficult areas of modern law, yet Sandra Fredmans Discrimination Law is a model of clarity. It untangles the complex theoretical debates underlying discrimination law, gives a lucid account of the legal principles informing equality legislation, including the new Equality Act, and undertakes a careful analysis of relevant UK and European case law. Throughout, the book draws on Indian, South African, Canadian and US
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<br>Sandra Fredman is Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Exeter College. She is also a Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary Professor of the University of Cape Town. She is the author and editor of numerous books, including Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rightsand Positive Duties (OUP 2008) and Discrimination and Human Rights: The Case of Racism (ed, OUP 2001). She is also a practicing barrister at Old Square Chambers (UK).<br>


1. Equality: Concepts and Controversies; 2. Social Context and Legal Developments; 3. The Scope of Discrimination law; 4. Legal Concepts: Direct, Indirect Discrimination, and Beyond; 5. Symmetry Or Substance: Reverse Discrimination; 6. Rights and Remedies: the Limits of the Law