Publication: "Handbook of European legislation against discrimination"

  • Handbook of European legislation against discrimination
    • Synopsis

      This handbook is based on the Charter for Fundamental Rights that became legally valid when the Treaty of Lisbon came into force.

      The handbook is divided into an introduction on European anti-discrimination legislation providing background, basic principles and developments, a description of the types of discrimination together with their justifications, a presentation on the scope of European legislation against discrimination, an analysis of the various characteristics that are protected, (i.e. gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, race, ethnic origin, colour, belonging to a national minority, nationality, relation or creed, language, social origin and political opinions), a description of the standards of evidence in anti-discrimination legislation, and a series of sections including case law and legal texts.

    • Themes

      Discrimination, Legislation

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      Handbook of European legislation against discrimination

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