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Combating racial discrimination : affirmative action as a model for Europe

Author: Erna Appelt; Monika Jarosch
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2000.
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An overview of xenophobia and racism and the anti-discrimination policies of different countries. The contributors examine the historical, institutional, judicial and sociological conditions of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Combating racial discrimination.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2000
(OCoLC)43542729
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erna Appelt; Monika Jarosch
ISBN: 0585445362 9780585445366
OCLC Number: 52221402
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 302 pages)
Contents: Affirmative action: a cross-natioal debate / Erna Appelt --
Can affirmative action combat racial discrimination? Moral success and political failure in the United States / Anita L. Allen --
Positive action and democracy / Frank Cunningham --
In defence of affirmative action: North American discourses for the European context? / Melissa S. Williams --
Affirmative action in the US: the legal dimension / Luisa Antoniolli Deflorian --
Using historical and sociological evidence to defend anti-discrimination policies / Melinda Chateauvert --
Racial discrimination and affirmative action: Canada's experience with anti-discrimination legislation / Caterina Ventura --
Affirmative action and "race" relatons: affirmative action as a model for Europe / Nathan Glazer --
Positive action in the United Kingdom / Paul Taylor --
Positive action: the Dutch experience / Lilian Gonc̦alves-Ho Kang You and Louise Mulder --
Positive action in Sweden: from central solutions to local responsibility for combating ethnic discrimination / Maritta Soininen and Mark Graham --
The integration of immigrants and refugees in European societies / John Rex --
"We demand that the foreigners adapt to our life-style": political discourse in immigration laws in Austria and the United Kingdom / Ruth Wodak and Maria Sedlak --
Equality as a right: lessons to be learned from EC sex equality law for a multi-dimensional EC anti-discrimination law / Dagmar Schiek --
Combating employment discrimination in Europe: national variation and the dawn of "good practice" / John Wrench --
Relevant legal instruments --
Relevant cases.
Responsibility: edited by Erna Appelt and Monika Jarosch.

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'(The) contributions are wide-ranging and of interest.'Journal of Social Policy'Appelt and jarosch's volume [draws] from an international conference held in Austria in 1998, and [provides] a rich Read more...

 
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