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Defining rights and wrongs : bureaucracy, human rights, and public accountability

Author: Rosanna L Langer
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2007.
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Defining Rights and Wrong investigates the day-to-day practices of low-level officials and intermediaries as they manage the gap between social relations and legal meaning in order to construct domestic human rights complaints. It documents how agency staff struggle to manage a huge body of claims within a system of restrictive rules but expansive definitions of discrimination. It also examines how independent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Jurisprudence
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosanna L Langer
ISBN: 9780774813525 0774813520 9780774813532 0774813539
OCLC Number: 132270734
Description: xiv, 191 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. An overview of public administration of human rights enforcement in Canada --
2. The roles of frontline staff and independent lawyers in the public administration of human rights enforcement --
3. Transforming human rights complaints into cases --
4. Publics, counterpublics, and the public interest --
App. Excerpts from the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: Rosanna L. Langer.

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Investigates the day-to-day practices of the officials who manage human rights complaints. This work documents agencies' struggle to reconcile a huge body of claims within expansive standards and  Read more...

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