Against Caste in British Law

A Critical Perspective on the Caste Discrimination Provision in the Equality Act 2010

Authors: Shah, Prakash

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This book discusses the salience of the caste question in UK law. It provides the background to how the caste provision came into the Equality Act 2010 and how it was reinforced in 2013, and analyses the various interests that played a role in getting caste into law.

About the authors

Prakash Shah is Reader in Culture and Law and Director of GLOCUL: Centre for Culture and Law at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. He teaches Cultural Diversity and Law, Comparative Law and Migration Law and is interested in researching how cultural differences matter for law and legal systems.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Intellectuals and the Indian Traditions

    Shah, Prakash

    Pages 1-13

  • Religion, Caste and Race: The Moral Basis of Anti-Caste Legislation

    Shah, Prakash

    Pages 14-43

  • Equality and Human Rights Commission Reports on Caste

    Shah, Prakash

    Pages 44-63

  • Caste Discrimination Legislation: Implications for Business, Employers and Organizations

    Shah, Prakash

    Pages 64-82

  • Caste and Continuing Foreign Interference in India‚Äôs Internal Affairs

    Shah, Prakash

    Pages 85-98

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Against Caste in British Law
Book Subtitle
A Critical Perspective on the Caste Discrimination Provision in the Equality Act 2010
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-57119-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-57119-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-57118-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 127
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