Monaghan on Equality Law

Hardcover | April 14, 2013

byKaron Monaghan

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Written by a leading human rights and employment and practitioner, the new edition of Monaghan on Equality Law combines a comprehensive survey of UK equality law with an analytical critique of the legal framework and the concepts that underpin it. The text provides practical guidance onequality law as it applies to specific practice areas including employment, goods and services, housing, education, transport, and public law. It covers the history of equality law, domestically, regionally, and internationally. It also considers the social and political context for equality. Itoffers a detailed exploration of the domestic law, as well as reviewing the main EU and international human rights instruments addressing discrimination. This book reviews the history of the Equality Act and its impact on the landscape of this area of law. It examines the innovative provisions introduced by the Act, including provisions addressing "multiple" discrimination and statutory equality duties covering all protected grounds, and alsoconsiders the decisions arising from the case law emerging since the publication of the previous edition. The text also covers new EU law addressing discrimination outside those areas presently and historically addressed by EU law, and a number of UN initiatives directed at addressing inequality and discrimination.

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Written by a leading human rights and employment and practitioner, the new edition of Monaghan on Equality Law combines a comprehensive survey of UK equality law with an analytical critique of the legal framework and the concepts that underpin it. The text provides practical guidance onequality law as it applies to specific practice ar...

Karon Monaghan QC practises principally in the fields of equality and discrimination law, human rights, public law, and EU law.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:848 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:April 14, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199603235

ISBN - 13:9780199603237

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Table of Contents

I: Introduction1. Introduction2. The History and Context of UK Equality Law3. Interpreting the Equality Act 20104. EU Law and Fundamental RightsII: Key Concepts The Protected Characteristics and Prohibited Conduct5. The Protected Characteristics6. Prohibited ConductIII: The Unlawful Acts and Enforcement7. The Unlawful Acts: An Introduction8. Work9. Education and Recreational Services and Facilities10. Services, Transport, Housing, Premises, Clubs, and Political Parties11. Public Authorities12. Post-relationship Discrimination13. General Exemptions, Territorial Limitations, Extent and Liability14. Practice, Procedure and RemediesIV: Strategic Action, Statutory Duties, and Commissions15. The Equality and Human Rights Commission16. The Statutory Equality Duties and Positive Action

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Review from previous edition: "This book is a thorough and detailed exposition of the subject that will repay many return visits. The fluid nature of equality law means that it is always hard to pin down and difficult to know when to stop. For equality law practitioners and academics alikeit will provide a significant source of information and ideas that will be a welcome addition to equality library." --Gay Moon, Head of the Equality Project, JUSTICE