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Published: 21 May 2015

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199656967

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A Theory of Discrimination Law

Tarunabh Khaitan

  • Presents a clear philosophical account and defence of discrimination law
  • Distinguishes between the purposive and the distributive concerns in the theory of discrimination law
  • Places the protection of liberty as the central purpose of discrimination law
  • Provides a conceptually common foundation for the prohibition of direct and indirect discrimination and harassment and provision for reasonable accommodation
  • Clarifies the legitimacy conditions for affirmative action

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