Chapter

Introduction

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Second edition

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199698462
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745904 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0001

Series: Oxford European Union Law Library

Introduction

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This begins with an assessment of the importance of EU law in the fight to achieve non-discrimination and equality on the grounds of sex, race, religion, disability, age, and sexual orientation. It stresses the dynamic nature of EU law and its significant potential influence. It goes on to analyse the sources of EU anti-discrimination law and to examine the grounds on which the law operates.

Keywords: discrimination; equality of opportunity; european integration; sex; sexual orientation; race; religion; age; disability

Chapter.  23239 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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