Australian Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Law 3rd edition

by Dominique Allen, Neil Rees, Simon Rice
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Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1088
Published: 27th February 2018
Publisher: Federation Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9
Weight (kg): 1.68
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition

This new edition of Australia's most comprehensive book on anti-discrimination law has been fully revised and updated, re-written and reformatted to enhance its accessibility. It continues to offer both a substantial text for a specialist audience, and a powerful critique of anti-discrimination law in Australia.

The authors support their analysis and explanation of legislation and case law with carefully-selected extracts from a broad range of decisions, law reform reports, and academic writers and commentators.Key Features of the New EditionRevised introduction to and overview of Australian anti-discrimination law.

New stand alone chapters for Protected Attributes:

  • Race Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Carers' Responsibilities and Other Protected Attributes.
  • Detailed account of legislative reform and developments in case law, in all nine jurisdictions, up to late 2017.
  • An account of changed complaints procedures under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act, and of the case law and public debate that triggered the changes.
  • Comprehensive analysis of the operation of special measures provisions in all of the anti-discrimination statutes.
  • Integrated discussion of the exceptions to the prohibition of discrimination for each attribute and in each area.
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