Law: Discrimination

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law: Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States book cover

    Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Stigma, State Expressions and the Law: Implications of Freedom of Speech book cover

    Stigma, State Expressions and the Law

    Implications of Freedom of Speech, 1st Edition

    By Paul Quinn

    This book demonstrates that the difficulties the law is likely to encounter in regulating the expressive activities of the state, particularly with regard to the stigmatization of vulnerable groups and minorities. Freedom of speech is indispensable to a democratic society, enabling it to operate…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • The Far-Right in International and European Law book cover

    The Far-Right in International and European Law

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    Since World War II, the international community has sought to prevent the repetition of destructive far-right forces by establishing institutions such as the United Nations, and by adopting documents such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Jurisprudence and conventions directly prohibit…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Dalit text: Aesthetics and Politics Re-imagined book cover

    Dalit text

    Aesthetics and Politics Re-imagined, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Misrahi Barak, K. Satyanarayana, Nicole Thiara

    Companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, this book examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature invokes the rich and complex legacy of oral, folk and performative traditions of communities.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • Social Justice: Inter-disciplinary Inquiries From India book cover

    Social Justice

    Inter-disciplinary Inquiries From India, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. V. Cybil

    This book explores the political and philosophical underpinnings of exclusion and social injustice in India. It examines social movements, anti-caste uprisings, reformers like Ambedkar and Narayana Guru and writers like Foucault and Serres to establish a link between the political and social milieu…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge India

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child book cover

    Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation book cover

    Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Ferri, G. Anthony Giannoumis

    Technology has attracted an increasing level of attention within studies of disability and disability rights. Many researchers and advocates have maintained skepticism towards technology out of the fear that technology becomes another way to ‘fix’ impairments. These skeptical views, however,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Judiciary, Discrimination Law and Statutory Interpretation: Easy Cases Making Bad Law book cover

    The Judiciary, Discrimination Law and Statutory Interpretation

    Easy Cases Making Bad Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Connolly

    In 1856, the US Supreme Court denied Dred Scott, now free of slavery, his Constitutional rights, solely because he was black. According to the Court, when the Constitution was drafted, some 60 years earlier, its authors would not have intended that ‘a subordinate and inferior class of beings’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Human Rights Challenges: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance book cover

    Contemporary Human Rights Challenges

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Ferstman, Tony Gray

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was drafted by the UN Commission on Human Rights in the aftermath of the World War II in an attempt to address the wrongs of the past and plan for a better future for all.  With contributions from President Jimmy Carter, UNESCO Secretary General…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Disability Law: A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities book cover

    International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than 50 leading cases. The author elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

  • Pink Tax and the Law: Discriminating Against Women Consumers book cover

    Pink Tax and the Law

    Discriminating Against Women Consumers, 1st Edition

    By Alara Efsun Yazıcıoğlu

    The emergence of the terms ‘pink tax’ and ‘tampon tax’ in everyday language suggests that women, who already suffer from an economic disadvantage due to the gender wage gap, are put in an even more detrimental position by means of ‘discriminatory consumption taxes’. This book is the first…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Employment Law: Eighth edition book cover

    Employment Law

    Eighth edition, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Sargeant, David Lewis

    Offering comprehensive coverage of all the key aspects of individual and collective employment law in a clear and accessible way, Employment Law is ideal for both LLB and HRM students. Packed with a wealth of case law and legislation, this book will enable you to fully understand the intricacies of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01
    Routledge

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