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What is discrimination?

Sophia Reibetanz Moreau

What is discrimination?

on the unity of international and adverse effect discrimination

by Sophia Reibetanz Moreau

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Published by University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOn the unity of international and adverse effect discrimination
    StatementSophia R. Moreau.
    SeriesFaculty workshop -- FW-1 (2006-2007), Faculty workshop (University of Toronto. Faculty of Law) -- FW2006-2007, no. 1.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19820885M


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