Making anti-racial discrimination law : a comparative history of social action and anti-racial discrimination law / Iyiola Solanke.

Solanke, Iyiola [Browse]
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
1 online resource (257 p.)


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Making Anti-Racial Discrimination Law examines the evolution of anti-racial discrimination law from a socio-legal perspective. Taking a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book does not simply look at race and society or race and law but brings these areas together by drawing out the tension in the process, in different countries, by which race becomes a policy issue which is subsequently regulated by law. Moving beyond traditional social movement theory to include the extreme right wing as a social actor, the study identifies the role of extreme right wing confrontatio
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-219) and index.
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  • Making Anti-Racial Discrimination LawA comparative history of social action and anti-racial discrimination law; Copyright; Contents; Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Table of cases and statutes; 1 Black European Union citizens; Introduction; Imperialism, war and labour migration; The British Empire and black Britons; The Germans in Africa and black Germans; 'Guest workers' in Germany; Belonging; Belonging in Britain; Belonging in Germany; Conclusion; 2 Understanding racial violence; Introduction; A matrix of racial violence; Overt racial violence; Personal
  • InstitutionalCovert racial violence; Personal; Institutional; Conclusion; 3 The response to overt racial violence; Introduction; The international response to overt racial violence after World War II; The national response to overt racial violence; The response to overt racial violence in Great Britain; The Race Relations Act 1965 (RRA 1965); Legal definition of 'institutional racism'; The Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000; The response to overt racial violence in Germany; Post-World War II legal regulation of racism; Post-reunification violence
  • The Kahn Commission and the creation of Article 13 Treaty of RomeThe Anti-Discrimination Law (Antidiskriminierungsgesetz/ADG) 2005; Conclusion; 4 The response to covert racial violence; Introduction; Covert racial violence in employment in Britain; Discriminatory vacancies; Exposing covert personal racial violence: the PEP study on racial discrimination in Britain; The Street Report and the Drake and Ennals Report; The Race Relations Act 1968 (RRA 1968); Exposing covert institutional racial violence ('indirect' discrimination); The Race Relations Act 1976
  • Covert racial violence in employment in GermanyAnthropological and social research into the 'Mischlingskinder'; Commissioner for Foreign Affairs (Ausländerbeauftrage); The legal response to covert racial violence in Germany; Conclusion; 5 Restoring voice and visibility; Introduction; Ethical responsibility; Models of integration; Social investigation; Influence of investigations; Ethics of ethnic data; Ethnic data in Britain; Ethnic data in Germany; Ethnic data in the European Union; Conclusion; 6 Civil society and the 'political opportunity structure'; Introduction
  • The political opportunity structurePluralism; Corporatism; Impact of group action on the legal response to racial violence under corporatism and pluralism; Ad hoc groups; Established groups; Conclusion; 7 The impact of race in the news on race and law; Introduction; The media and race; The value of media coverage; The US Civil Rights Movement; The murder of Stephen Lawrence; The MacPherson Inquiry; The 'African village' in Augsburg Zoo; Conclusion; 8 Anti-racial discrimination law in the European Union; Introduction; The content of EU anti-racial discrimination law; The Race Directive
  • The role of social action in the evolution of Article 13 and the EU Race Directive
  • 1-134-03405-9
  • 1-283-58951-6
  • 9786613901965
  • 0-203-87525-7
  • 1-134-03406-7
  • 811504499
  • 810082854
  • 10.4324/9780203875254
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