Discrimination and Human Rights
The Case of Racism
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Discrimination and Human Rights by Sandra Fredman
Book DescriptionThis set of essays provides and important contribution to the debate about the role of human rights law in combating racism. The first essay examines the right to equality in the context of racism, drawing on a wide range of international and comparative sources to create a critical framework of analysis. The second essay locates the discussion within the context of multi-culturalism, ethnicity, and group rights, with specific reference to ethnicity within Europe. The next set of essays is concerned with international istruments to address racism, followed by a critical examination of the newly developed race discrimination directive at EU level. The particular problem of race hatred on the internet is examined in the seventh chapter, followed by an important discussion of enforcement and remedial structures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199246038
(235mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sandra Fredman
Discrimination Law, Hardback (May 2011)
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.
Human Rights Transformed, Hardback (March 2008)
Human rights are traditionally understood as protecting individual freedom against intrusion by the State. This book argues instead that human rights are based on a richer view of freedom, going beyond absence of coercion and focusing on the ability to exercise freedom. Instead of merely restraining the State, human rights create positive duties.
Age as an Equality Issue, Hardback (July 2003)
An examination of the ageing process and an analysis of the concept of age equality in terms of employment, education and health.
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This set of essays constitutes a key contribution to the debate about the role of human rights law in combating race discrimination. The book is for students, researchers, and policymakers aiming to understand the race Directive adopted by the EU, and the role of international human rights law.
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Author Biography - Sandra Fredman
Philip Alston is Professor of International Law at the European University Institute in Florence
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