Age Discrimination and Diversity: Multiple Discrimination by Malcolm Sargeant

By Malcolm Sargeant

This quantity of essays is worried with the discrimination opposed to older people who effects from a failure to realize their variety. by way of contemplating the original mixtures of discrimination that come up from the interrelationship of age and gender, pensions, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socio-economic classification and incapacity, the participants show that the discrimination suffered is a number of in nature. it's the blend of those features that ends up in the necessity for extra advanced methods of tackling age discrimination.

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Boston: South End Press Makkonen, T. M. 2002. Compound and Intersectional Discrimination: Bringing the Experiences of the Most Marginalized to the Fore. Åbo Akademi University Porter, N. 2003. ‘Sex plus age discrimination: protecting older women workers’, Denver University Law Review 81: 79–111 Roseberry, L. 1999. The Limits of Employment Discrimination Law in the United States and European Community. Copenhagen: Dansk Jurist og Økonomforbundets Forlag In press. ‘The assimilationist anti-discrimination paradigm and the immigrant Muslim woman: suggestions on how to re-conceptualise discrimination claims’, in D.

C. ) similarly, and any significant variations within a category are taken to indicate that the group is not being discriminated against (1989: 150). 14 Consequently, combining two or more categories into one discrimination claim is generally not allowed. As Crenshaw points out, ‘Underlying this conception of discrimination is a view that the wrong which antidiscrimination law addresses is the use of race or gender factors to interfere with decisions that would otherwise be fair or neutral’ (1989: 151).

2006). The chapter is divided into two sections. The first section explores the context of women and work; policy responses to the disengagement of older people with work; and key research into age (and other forms of) discrimination. The second section concentrates on the voices of women over 50,1 who were interviewed just prior to the implementation of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations. Here they talk about their recollections of work, education and experiences of discrimination as both younger and older women.

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