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Racism and Equality

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the meaning of equality, in the context of racism. It identifies two dominant concepts of equality: formal and substantive. It analyses critically the usefulness and ... More


Discrimination and Human Rights: The Case of Racism

Sandra Fredman (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246038
eISBN:
9780191697531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246038.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book provides an important contribution to the debate about the role of human rights law in combating racism. The first chapter examines the right to equality in the context of racism, drawing ... More


A Comparative and European Examination of National Institutions in the Field of Racism and Discrimination

Isabelle Rorive

in New Institutions for Human Rights Protection

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570546
eISBN:
9780191705496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570546.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Broad EU anti-discrimination law has only recently developed, with the impetus given by the Treaty of Amsterdam. From an institutional point of view, it has had a major impact, resulting in the ... More


Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Kimberly A Yuracko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Sex discrimination in employment has been prohibited by federal law since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. When the Act was passed, its target was clear. It sought to end women’s ... More


New Institutions for Human Rights Protection

Kevin Boyle (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570546
eISBN:
9780191705496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570546.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Human rights institutions are indispensable if human rights are to be effectively protected. This collection of chapters addresses examples of new institution building in the human rights field at ... More


Racism and Equality in the European Union

Mark Bell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

During the past two decades, the European Union has become increasingly involved in combating racism. Most notably, EU legislation requires Member States to introduce laws prohibiting racial ... More


Ministers of Religion

Julian Rivers

in The Law of Organized Religions: Between Establishment and Secularism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226108
eISBN:
9780191594243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226108.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter sets out the legal position of ministers of religion. It traces disputes around the nature of the legal relationship with their organization and considers forms such as office-holding, ... More


Faith-Based Welfare

Julian Rivers

in The Law of Organized Religions: Between Establishment and Secularism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226108
eISBN:
9780191594243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226108.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The provision of welfare was for a long time pre-eminently a religious function. This chapter traces two earlier forms of secularization at the Reformation and in the rise of the welfare state before ... More


Extreme Speech and Democracy

Ivan Hare and James Weinstein (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A commitment to free speech is a fundamental precept of all liberal democracies. However, democracies differ significantly when addressing the permissibility of laws regulating certain kinds of ... More


Equality

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the interaction between equality of status, found in anti-discrimination law, and distributive equality, found in the Welfare State and socio-economic rights. The development of ... More


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