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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


Promoting Work

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

in Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217878
eISBN:
9780191712326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter deals with the legislation and policies aimed at maximising levels of employment. It is argued that these policies brought together the areas of social security, tax, and employment law ... More


The European Social Charter and EU Anti-discrimination Law in the Field of Disability: Two Gravitational Fields with One Common Purpose

Gerard Quinn

in Social Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199287994
eISBN:
9780191700477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287994.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter explores the synergy that currently exists and can be further developed between the Council of Europe and the European Union (EU) in order to secure the full and equal enjoyment of all ... More


Finding and Maintaining Employment: Lessons from Workplace Nondiscrimination Measures in High-Income Countries

Susanne M. Bruyère and Sara A. Van Looy

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores ways to measure the effect that different workplace policies and practices have on the ability of individuals with disabilities to enter and subsequently remain in the labor ... More


Career Advancement for Young Adults with Disabilities

Lauren Lindstrom and Laurie Gutmann Kahn

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Young adults with disabilities face limited access to high-wage/high-skill jobs in their early career years and are often unemployed or underemployed. This chapter examines the complex process of ... More


Disability and Safety Risks

Samuel R. Bagenstos

in Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses disability discrimination motivated by fear of safety risks. Examples include a dentist who refuses to treat a patient with HIV out of fear that the disease will be transmitted ... More


Complementary Approaches: Japanese Disability and Employment Law

Ryoko Sakuraba

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In Japan, positive discrimination toward people with disabilities exists. Public and private bodies are legally obliged to employ a certain number of people with disabilities (employment quotas). ... More


Is Disability Discrimination Different?

David Wasserman

in Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664313
eISBN:
9780191748486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664313.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the question of whether we can have a coherent disability discrimination law that takes account of only the first aspect of impairment, as a stigmatized characteristic and a ... More


Experimentalism and the limits of uploading: the EU and the UN Disability Convention

Gráinne de Búrca

in Extending Experimentalist Governance?: The European Union and Transnational Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198724506
eISBN:
9780191792113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724506.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

While the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which was the first major international human rights treaty to be signed by the EU, has a notably experimentalist character, ... More


Disability frameworks and monitoring disability in local authorities: a challenge for the proposed Disability Discrimination Bill

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at the merits of the proposed Disability Bill (now the Disability Discrimination Act, 2005). It bases its merits on an evaluation of the likely effectiveness of proactive ... More


Microfinance and Disability: Recommendations for Policymakers and Practitioners

Leif Atle Beisland and Roy Mersland

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Persons with disabilities living in low- and middle-income countries often struggle to obtain a job. Most of them turn to self-employment, so access to capital is thus a necessary ingredient for ... More


Legislating for equality: evaluating the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents selected findings from some recent studies of the working of the Disability Discrimination Act. It focuses on the third of a series of studies that looked at the Act's ... More


Other Dimensions of Discrimination

Eleonora Patacchini, Giuseppe Ragusa, and Yves Zenou

in Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729853
eISBN:
9780191796500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729853.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter is devoted to the analysis of other (under-researched) dimensions of discrimination: age discrimination, disability discrimination, and housing discrimination. Although the existing ... More


Rights-Based Conciliation/Disability Conciliation

Morag Steven

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses rights-based conciliation/disability conciliation in Scotland. It begins with an overview of the Disability Conciliation Service (DCS), which operates throughout the UK and ... More


The Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Historical Evolution

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses the historical and legislative background to the adoption of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA) in 1975. It begins with an overview of the evolution of laws ... More


July 2008: Speaking Up for Children

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child requires state parties to submit a report every five years on how they are fulfilling their obligations, and the UK Children's Commissioners jointly ... More


Job retention: a new policy priority for disabled people

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter concentrates on the extension of the New Labour government's policy agenda to promote social inclusion and to prioritise a broad programme of ‘welfare-to-work’, ‘job retention’, and ... More


Hungry

Jonathan Cole

in Losing Touch: A man without his body

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778875
eISBN:
9780191834608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778875.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

After the Canadian trip it became apparent that all was not well for Ian at home. This chapter concerns Ian’s life after his divorce from his second wife, Linda, and his move back down south, ... More


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