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Title European Union non-discrimination law : comparative perspectives on multidimensional equality law / edited by Dagmar Schiek and Victoria Chege
Published London ; New York : Routledge-Cavendish, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 411 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents From European Union non-discrimination law towards multidimensional equality law for Europe / Dagmar Schiek -- Is European Union equality law capable of addressing multiple and intersectional discrimination yet? Precautions against neglecting intersectional cases / Ruth Nielsen -- Multidimensional equality from within : themes from the European Convention on Human Rights / Oddný Mjöll Arnadóttir -- Positive rights and positive duties : addressing intersectionality / Sandra Fredman -- Intersectionality scope and multidimensional equality within the European Union : traversing national boundaries of inequality? / Ulrike M. Vieten -- Stigma : a limiting principle allowing multiple-consciousness in anti-discrimination law? / Iyiola Solanke -- Multi-dimensional exclusion : viewing Romani marlinglisation through the nexus of race and poverty / Morag Goodwin -- From single to multidimensional policy approaches to equalities : the example of contract compliance / Michael Orton and Peter Ratcliffe -- Utility-based equality and disparate diversities : from a Finnish perspective / Kevät Nousiainen -- Comparative approaches to gender equality and non-discrimination within Europe / Susanne Burri and Sacha Prechal -- Multidimensional equality in the Czech and Slovak Republics : the case of Roma women / Kristina Koldinska -- French legal approaches to equality and discrimination for intersecting grounds in employment relatins / Sylvaine Laulom -- Multipe equality claims in practice of the Norweigna anti-discrimination agencies / Hege Skjeie -- The headscarf debate : approaching the intersection of sex, religion, and race under the European Convention on Human Rrights and EC equality law / Titia Loenen -- Religion, ethnicity and gender in the Danish headscarf debate / Lynn Roseberry -- Religion and equality in Germany : the headscarf debate from a constitutional perspective / Ute Sacksofsky
Summary This edited collection€addresses the multidimensionality of EU equality law from conceptual as well as practical perspectives. Bringing together academics from all over Europe and from different disciplines, including law, politics and sociology, the book focuses on the question of multidimensionality and intersectionality, and€deals with€the consequences of multiplying discrimination grounds within EU equality law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-399) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Europe
Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.
Equality before the law -- Europe
Equality before the law -- European Union countries.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation.
Equality before the law.
LAW -- Constitutional.
LAW -- Public.
European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Chege, Victoria.
Schiek, Dagmar.
ISBN 0203892623