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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


Introduction

Alexander Somek

in Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

Creating equality of opportunity seems to be a viable strategy for resolving the conflict between the contending principles of competitiveness and solidarity. Both principles lie at the core of the ... More


Liberal Welfare States and the Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion

Diane Sainsbury

in Welfare States and Immigrant Rights: The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654772
eISBN:
9780191744747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654772.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces changes in immigrants' social rights first in the United States and then in the United Kingdom. The politics of inclusion and exclusion in the US have centered on the extension ... More


Making sense of race statistics

Nissa Finney and Ludi Simpson

in 'Sleepwalking to segregation'?: Challenging myths about race and migration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420084
eISBN:
9781447303367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420084.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter takes a historical, political, and statistical view of the official collection of data that are currently labelled ‘ethnic group’, in order to better understand how they are used in the ... More


The Baby-Boomers at 50: Employment Prospects for Older Workers

Richard Disney, Anita Ratcliffe, and Sarah Smith

in The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587377
eISBN:
9780191808647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587377.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses the employment opportunities for older workers, comparing them to that of the younger workers. It cites institutional changes that affected older workers including anti-age ... More


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