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Freedom from Discrimination

Brice Dickson

in The European Convention on Human Rights and the Conflict in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571383
eISBN:
9780191721854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571383.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses discrimination in Northern Ireland. Topics covered include religious and political discrimination, the relevance of the European Convention, the absence of any challenge to the ... More


Ageism and Age Discrimination

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the legal protection offered against age discrimination. It looks at what ageism is and when, if ever, it can be justified. It considers why it has taken so long for society to ... More


The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and Race Relations Act 1976

Aileen McColgan

in Just Wages for Women

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265887
eISBN:
9780191682995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265887.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The Sex Discrimination Act became law on 29 December 1975. The Race Relations Act (which received the Royal Assent on 22 November 1976) was not primarily concerned with the issue of pay, but its ... 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


Citizenship through Participation

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores in more detail the nature and quality of interaction citizen groups have with the policy process in the two urban locales studied. In particular, the chapter addresses the two ... More


Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Roger W. Shuy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Everybody fights about something or other and language is usually at the very center of the conflict. We use language as we fight our battles, but when the dispute is over what is said or how it was ... More


Applications

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/9780195374964.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter applies the requirements of Chapter 11 to selected items on the modern liberal regulatory agenda, specifically the prohibition on race and sex discrimination, occupational health Yeand ... More


The Mistakes of the Good European?

DAMIAN CHALMERS

in Discrimination and Human Rights: The Case of Racism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246038
eISBN:
9780191697531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246038.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the challenge of fashioning a concept of quality, looking at the most recent attempt to fashion a structure to address race discrimination: the European Union race equality ... More


Racial discrimination and indigenous peoples – in particular under the Racial Discrimination Convention

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The major instrument of the UN devoted to the issue of race discrimination is the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The Convention was adopted by the ... More


Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Mollie Gregory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Stunts are fundamental to the movies. Stuntwomen examines the largely unexplored profession of stuntwomen in the American entertainment industry from the silent movie era to the 2000s. To their ... More


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