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The Federal Government in a Segregated Society: Public Employment Exchanges and Housing Programmes

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King examines how interventions of the American federal government—namely, the United States Employment Service (USES), federal mortgage assistance, and public housing programmes—mirrored the ... More


A Nation of Immigrants Again: The United States

Christian Joppke

in Immigration and the Nation-State: The United States, Germany, and Great Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295402
eISBN:
9780191599576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295405.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The USA's re‐opening to large‐scale immigration after World War II, particularly in regard to the legislative reforms of 1986 and 1990, contrasts with Europe's exclusionary policies after the first ... More


The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Tonia Novitz and David Mangan (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the multi-faceted ways in which labour standards can play a role in the achievement of development. A variety of critical perspectives are presented here, with contributions from a ... More


Promoting equality through social inclusion*: Case studies from the European social charter

Mark Bell

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores how equality is pursued, comparing two approaches. In Europe, legal responses to inequality have tended to focus on anti-discrimination legislation. This approach attempts to ... More


Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Alexander Somek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

Anti-discrimination law increasingly appears to occupy the centre of a renewed understanding of solidarity in the European Union. Not only is it, owing to its focus on equal treatment as regards ... More


Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Mark Bell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244508
eISBN:
9780191697371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244508.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

The 1999 Treaty of Amsterdam expanded significantly the legal competence of the European Union for combatting discrimination. Traditionally, EU law has concentrated on discrimination between women ... More


Antidiscrimination Laws

EYAL ZAMIR and BARAK MEDINA

in Law, Economics, and Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372168
eISBN:
9780199776078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372168.003.08
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines discrimination in the marketplace and, more specifically, the legitimacy and appropriate scope of anti-discrimination legislation. Following a brief survey of current legal ... More


Conversion Arguments: Antidiscrimination Law

N. Scott Arnold

in Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374964
eISBN:
9780199871490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374964.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses conversion arguments for and against anti-discrimination law in all of its guises. Specifically, it discusses Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which prohibits employment ... 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


Extreme Speech Under International and Regional Human Rights Standards

Ivan Hare

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter places international and regional human rights instruments in their historical context before analysing the specific provisions or decisions which apply them to extreme speech. It ... More


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