Law: Discrimination

  • Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law book cover

    Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Weldon-Johns

    The numbers of women undergoing Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) treatments have risen steadily, yet they remain largely outside the scope of equality and employment law protection while undergoing treatment. Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law examines this gap in UK law, with…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Change and Mobility in Contemporary India: Thinking M. N. Srinivas Today book cover

    Change and Mobility in Contemporary India

    Thinking M. N. Srinivas Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Manohar Yadav, Anand Inbanathan

    This book studies caste and community dynamics in India and offers a critical view of social mobility from below. Building on the theories of the eminent sociologist M N Srinivas, the essays in this volume reformulate the debate on caste as they document the changing inter-caste dynamics and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge India

  • Renunciation and Untouchability in India: The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order book cover

    Renunciation and Untouchability in India

    The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasa Ramanujam

    This volume develops a historically informed phenomenology of caste and untouchability. It explores the idea of ‘Brahmin’ and the practice of untouchability by offering a scholarly reading of ancient and medieval texts. By going beyond the notions of purity and pollution, it presents a new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • 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

    This book, companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature, born from the struggle against social and political injustice, invokes the rich and complex…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge India

  • 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 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 with a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law book cover

    The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton

    The protection of vulnerable groups varies under international human rights law. Depending on the group at stake, protection may be more or less advanced. In some cases, the international community has deemed it necessary to adopt conventions providing for the rights of certain vulnerable groups…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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

    The Far-Right in International and European Law

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    Since the Second World War, 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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Social Justice: Interdisciplinary Inquiries from India book cover

    Social Justice

    Interdisciplinary 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 – 2019-04-09
    Routledge India

  • Social Exclusion and Justice in India book cover

    Social Exclusion and Justice in India

    1st Edition

    By P. S. Krishnan

    This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    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 – 2019-02-26
    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

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