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Redressing Everyday Discrimination: The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law

Redressing Everyday Discrimination: The Weakness and Potential of Anti-Discrimination Law (Hardback)

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This book examines the harm that everyday discrimination can cause and proposes ways in which it can be redressed. Extreme forms of harmful expression, such as incitement to hatred, have been significantly addressed in law. Everyday generalised prejudice, negative stereotypes and gross under-representation of disadvantaged groups in mainstream media are, however, widely perceived as 'normal', and their criticism is regularly trivialised. In response, this book draws on critical and feminist theory in order to forge a theoretical analysis of the harm created through everyday discrimination. Arguing that anti-discrimination law can and should be extended as a tool to offer protection against the harm inflicted, the book goes on to consider both its limits, and possibilities, for redressing this discriminatory practice.

LawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsEntertainment & media lawLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsSocial law Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 30/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9781138918405  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Karla Perez Portilla has researched, taught and published in comparative and constitutional law, human rights and equality and discrimination themes in Mexico, England and Scotland.

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