Tarunabh Khaitan's A Theory of Discrimination Law PDF

By Tarunabh Khaitan

ISBN-10: 0198766319

ISBN-13: 9780198766315

ISBN-10: 0199656967

ISBN-13: 9780199656967

Marrying felony doctrine from 5 pioneering and conversant jurisdictions with modern political philosophy, this publication offers a common thought of discrimination legislation. half I offers a theoretically rigorous account of the identification and scope of discrimination legislations: what makes a criminal norm a norm of discrimination legislations? what's the structure of discrimination legislation? not like the strategy well-liked by so much textbooks, the dialogue eschews list-based
discussions of secure grounds, in its place establishing the doctrine in a transparent thematic structure.

This definitional preamble units the schedule for the subsequent components. half II attracts upon the id and constitution of discrimination legislations to think about what the purpose of this quarter of legislation is. awareness to criminal doctrine principles out many solutions that ideologically-entrenched writers have provided to this question. the genuine element of discrimination legislations, this half argues, is to take away abiding, pervasive, and mammoth relative staff drawback. This goal is better defended on liberal rather
than egalitarian grounds.

Having thought of its total goal, half III offers a theoretical account of the tasks imposed by way of discrimination legislation. a typical definition of the antidiscrimination accountability comprises instruments as diversified as direct and oblique discrimination, harassment, and moderate lodging. those assorted instruments are proven to proportion a standard normative crisis and a unmarried analytical constitution. Uniquely within the literature, this half additionally defends the imposition of those tasks merely to convinced duty-bearers in
specified contexts. ultimately, the stipulations below which affirmative motion is justified are explained.

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