Challenging Racism: A Handbook on the Human Rights Act

Challenging Racism: A Handbook on the Human Rights Act

by Barry Clarke
     
 

This book is a practical guide to using the new Human Rights Act to take legal action against incidences of racism. It includes chapters on: education; immigration law; freedom of expression; religious discrimination; racial harassment; housing law; actions against the police; employment law; and funding cases.

Each chapter is written by an expert from within

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Overview

This book is a practical guide to using the new Human Rights Act to take legal action against incidences of racism. It includes chapters on: education; immigration law; freedom of expression; religious discrimination; racial harassment; housing law; actions against the police; employment law; and funding cases.

Each chapter is written by an expert from within the field, and provides information on how the new act relates to existing legislation, commentary on the relevant parts of the act, examples of cases that could be pursued, and analysis of the problems that could arise.

Contributors: Geoffrey Bindman, Barry Clarke, Barbara Cole, Helena Cook, Philip Engelman, Makbool Javaid, Sadiq Khan, Ranbi de Mello, Rajiv Menon, Sharon Persaud, and Heather Williams.

Author Biography: Barry Clarke is a lawyer who specializes in employment and discrimination law. He is a member of the Law Society's international human rights committee.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853159315
Publisher:
Lawrence & Wishart, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.65(d)

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