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Book Review: The Logic of Equality: A Formal Analysis of Non-discrimination Law

Simpson, Amelia

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Anyone interested in contemporary non-discrimination jurisprudence will find much to contemplate in Eric Heinze's The Logic of Equality, published as part of Ashgate's Applied Legal Philosophy series. Aimed at legal practitioners as well as academics, the book sets out to illuminate certain enduring features of non-discrimination discourse and to provide a framework for analysing individual legal disputes. The author largely succeeds in that aim. However, in avoiding consideration of underlying...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorSimpson, Amelia
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:34:12Z
dc.date.available2015-12-13T22:34:12Z
dc.identifier.issn0067-205X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/76018
dc.description.abstractAnyone interested in contemporary non-discrimination jurisprudence will find much to contemplate in Eric Heinze's The Logic of Equality, published as part of Ashgate's Applied Legal Philosophy series. Aimed at legal practitioners as well as academics, the book sets out to illuminate certain enduring features of non-discrimination discourse and to provide a framework for analysing individual legal disputes. The author largely succeeds in that aim. However, in avoiding consideration of underlying subjective values the author leaves untouched an important input into the discourse, lessening the model's usefulness to disputants and decision-makers.
dc.publisherAustralian National University
dc.sourceFederal Law Review
dc.source.urihttp://classic.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/FedLawRw/2005/6.html
dc.titleBook Review: The Logic of Equality: A Formal Analysis of Non-discrimination Law
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume33
dc.date.issued2005
local.identifier.absfor180108 - Constitutional Law
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub4932
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationSimpson, Amelia, ANU College of Law, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage177
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage179
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T09:18:29Z
dcterms.abstractOpen access via publisher website
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