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Unequal: How America's Courts Undermine Discrimination Law

Sandra F. Sperino and Suja A. Thomas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190278380
eISBN:
9780190682279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278380.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book describes what happens when workers file employment discrimination cases in federal court, Judges dismiss cases where supervisors grope women, call them whores and sluts, and repeatedly ask ... More


The American experience of age discrimination legislation

John Macnicol

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In 2006, the United Kingdom passed legislation against age discrimination in employment. This legislation outlawed direct and indirect discrimination, granted employment protection to older workers, ... More


Introduction

Sandra F. Sperino and Suja A. Thomas

in Unequal: How America's Courts Undermine Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190278380
eISBN:
9780190682279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278380.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the concepts discussed in the book. It begins by describing the facts of several cases where discrimination might have occurred, but then shows how judges dismissed these ... More


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