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EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

Abstract

EU Anti-Discrimination Law provides a detailed and critical analysis of the corpus of EU law prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, and sexual orientation. It takes into account the changes brought about by the Treaty of Lisbon and it contains thorough examination of the relevant case law of the Court of Justice of the EU. The book examines the background to the legislation and explains the essential characteristics and doctrines of EU law, in so far as they are relevant to the topic of anti-discrimination. It also analys ... More

Keywords: discrimination, equality, equality of opportunity, equal treatment, sex, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199698462
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Evelyn Ellis, author
Emeritus Professor of Public Law, University of Birmingham, and Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Western Australia

Philippa Watson, author
Barrister, Essex Court Chambers, and Visiting Professor, City Law School, London

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