Discrimination at Work: Comparing European, French, and American Law
by Marie Mercat-Bruns
Publisher: University of California Press 2016
Number of pages: 388
Powerful and incisive, the book examines hot-button issues such as racial and religious bias, sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and equality for LGBT individuals, highlighting comparisons that will further discussions on social equality and fundamental human rights across borders.
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