This book, which is the first major text in the field directed to both legal practitioners and law students, contains a detailed analysis of Australian anti-discrimination law as well as extracts from all of the major cases and the writings of leading commentators. It incorporates the many changes to the law since the first edition was published in 2008 and includes new chapters dealing with positive duties, victimisation and protections against discrimination in industrial relations laws.The book includes a comprehensive examination of the difficult concepts of direct and indirect discrimination as well as coverage of the major grounds of unlawful discrimination, such as race, sex and disability.The book records the history of the major pieces of anti-discrimination legislation, examines important international developments and includes numerous suggestions for reform. The book will be of interest to legal and human rights practitioners as well as students. The chapters in the areas of procedure and remedies will be particularly important to those people practicing in the field.
Results also indicated high test re-test reliability for the MDRS subscales. Findings are consistent with the masculine depression framework and suggest that those adhering to masculine role norms are at greater risk of both prototypic and atypical depression symptoms. Given that males who adhere to masculine role norms may be reluctant to disclose prototypic depression symptoms to health professionals, the MDRS-22 may serve as a promising screening tool in clinical practice. Furthermore, by differentiating atypical depression symptoms into six validated domains, future use of the MDRS-22 may progress research into men's experience of depression. (Abstract)
The International Law of Human Rights provides a comprehensive overview of the concepts and theories of human rights, the institutions, instruments and implementation structures for protecting human rights, and the contemporary challenges of human rights law.
This new edition of Retreat from Injustice has the strengths and style of its predecessor: the account of human rights in Australia is firmly grounded in historical and international contexts; the availability and limitations of rights and freedoms are clearly detailed and illustrated with cases; and a particular spotlight is placed on key current human rights issues including terrorism, indigenous issues and asylum seekers.
Each title in this series looks at a different country through a variety of themes such as location, landscape & climate, population & health, settlements, family life, religion & beliefs, education & learning, employment & economy, industry & trade, farming & food, transport & communications, leisure & tourism & environment.
**NEW EDITION FORTHCOMING FEBRUARY 2014 - for more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.orgThis third edition draws upon the professional experiences of the law and legal systems, of over 30 academics and practitioners in the social sciences. Like its predecessor editions, it is written by and for social workers, and examines a wide range of practice settings and user populations where social work practice typically entails interaction with the law and lawyers.It begins with foundational chapters considering the place and influence of Aboriginality, of language and culture, and of ethics, on social work practice.The second section considers the legal context and its influen...