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Discrimination and Human Rights: The Case of Racism

Sandra Fredman


This book provides an important contribution to the debate about the role of human rights law in combating racism. The first chapter examines the right to equality in the context of racism, drawing on a wide range of international and comparative sources to create a critical framework of analysis. The second chapter locates the discussion within the context of multi-culturalism, ethnicity, and group rights, with specific reference to ethnicity within Europe. The next set of chapters is concerned with international instruments to address racism, followed by a critical examination of the newly d ... More

Keywords: human rights law, racism, equality, multi-culturalism, ethnicity, group rights, Europe, race discrimination directive

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199246038
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246038.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sandra Fredman, editor
Professor of Discrimination Law at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Exeter College