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Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions

Barbara Havelková and Mathias Möschel


This edited volume explores the question of how anti-discrimination law fits into civil law jurisdictions of Europe. Anti-discrimination law, as well as much of academic literature on this topic, has originated in common law countries. This book breaks new ground with offering, for the first time, a sustained, critical, legal, and socio-legal, comparative look at jurisdictions beyond the common law. It tests the thesis that anti-discrimination law has been perceived as an import for which continental European jurisdictions have found little use. Through a set of single chapters, each written b ... More

Keywords: anti-discrimination law, civil law jurisdictions, Europe, EU-comparative analysis, socio-legal analysis, grounds of discrimination, enforcement of anti-discrimination law

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198853138
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198853138.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Havelková, editor
Associate Professor, University of Oxford

Mathias Möschel, editor
Associate Professor, Central European University

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Part I Anti-Discrimination Law’s Fit into Domestic Extra-Legal and Legal Frameworks

Part II Enforcement and Effectiveness

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