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Social cohesion in the local delivery context: understanding equality and the importance of local knowledge

Rose Doran and Michael Keating

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the potential impact of the new Equality Act at a local level. It discusses how a developed understanding of social cohesion provides a broader moral and long-term context for ... More


Using the law to challenge gender based violence in university communities

Louise Whitfield

in Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers the progressive potential of the existing legal frameworks, such as human rights and equality legislation, to challenge gender based violence (GBV) in university communities. ... More


Conclusion: towards a theory of change for social cohesion

Ines Newman and Peter Ratcliffe

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to pull together the chapters of this book into a theory of change (ToC) that can provide a new basis for the evaluation of social cohesion. It also highlights the problems with ... More


Employment

Jane Calderwood Norton

in Freedom of Religious Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199689682
eISBN:
9780191769467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689682.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines how legislation and case law address religious freedom in the context of discriminatory employment practices by religious organizations. It looks first at the employment ... More


Goods and Services

Jane Calderwood Norton

in Freedom of Religious Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199689682
eISBN:
9780191769467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689682.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Religious organizations are often actively involved in providing goods and services to both their members and the wider public. As with membership admission and employment, however, the activities of ... More


Legislating in Vain

William Swadling

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on section 199 of the Equality Act 2010, which purports to abolish the presumption of advancement, by which lifetime transfers of rights between certain parties are said to be ... More


A Functional Concept

Jeremias Prassl

in The Concept of the Employer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

Shifting from the previous analytical-descriptive approach into an openly normative attempt fundamentally to reconceptualize the concept of the employer, this chapter analyses the received ... More


Trans health in practice: conditions of care

Ruth Pearce

in Understanding Trans Health: Discourse, Power and Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447342335
eISBN:
9781447342380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342335.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on UK healthcare provision in the 2010s. It describes the material context of the author's research project in terms of both public and private healthcare provision, making ... More


Discrimination Law, Equality Law, and Implicit Bias

Katya Hosking and Roseanne Russell

in Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 2: Moral Responsibility, Structural Injustice, and Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766179
eISBN:
9780191820748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766179.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the extent to which British law can address the effects of implicit bias, taking gender as its focus. It considers the direct and indirect discrimination provisions of the ... More


Marriage in the Marriage-Free State

Clare Chambers

in Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198744009
eISBN:
9780191842337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744009.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter considers the extent to which the state should seek to regulate any private religious or secular marriages that citizens might enter into. In the marriage-free state citizens could still ... More


England and Wales

Claire van Overdijk

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The territory of England and Wales forms a single jurisdiction covering two of the four countries of the United Kingdom (‘UK’). England and Wales together form the constitutional successor to the ... More


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