Discrimination

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The Colour of Justice

Policing Race in Canada

The colour of justice in Canada is largely driven by stereotypical assumptions about crime and those who commit it. Over the last few years, the use of race, ethnicity, and religion as indicators … 275 View
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Introduction

From: The Colour of Justice

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The introduction lays out the prevalence of the problem of racial profiling among police encounters in Canada and frames the purpose, driving questions and methodologies of the book. 5 $0.50 Add
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Chapter 1

What is it?

From: The Colour of Justice

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Chapter one defines and outlines the scope of racial profiling in Canada by police with a case study whereby an unwarranted police encounter was challenged, resulting in a police strike in … 22 $2.20 Add
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Reflections on Government Hostility, Systemic discrimination, and Human Rights Institutions

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

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Discussion of the nature and extent of government hostility to human rights and human rights institutions, and the capacities that human rights commissions, in particular, have to address … 35 $3.50 Add
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Chapter 2

Exposed

From: The Colour of Justice

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This chapter explores the role of the media in heightening racial profiling in Canada. The chapter provides case studies including those of Dee Brown, a player for the Toronto Raptors, who … 21 $2.10 Add
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Governments as Interpreters and Shapers of Human Rights

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

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Discussion of the role and obligations of governments and their legal representatives, as interpreters and shapers of human rights law, when they are engaged in statutory human rights litigation. 32 $3.20 Add
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Rights-Based Strategies to Address Homelessness and Poverty in Canada

The Charter Framework

From: Advancing Social Rights in Canada

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Exploration of the extent to which a domestic constitutional framework exists in Canada for a rights-based approach to housing and anti-poverty strategies. ; 42 $4.20 Add
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Chapter 3

Adjusting Our Lens

From: The Colour of Justice

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Chapter three, Adjusting Our Lens, begins with a look at the pivotal case Drybones, which highlighted the unique needs of Aboriginal peoples in trials. The chapter then looks at the historical … 17 $1.70 Add
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Saskatchewan’s One Bright Shining Moment, At Least It Seemed So at the Time

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

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Examination of the enactment of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code in 1979. 24 $2.40 Add
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The Restriction and Accommodation of Religious Practices

From: Freedom of Conscience and Religion

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Review of 11 court decisions interpreting the freedom of religion clause of the Charter, plus a discussion of state regulation of religiously motivated discrimination; the Quebec Charter of … 73 $7.30 Add
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Chapter 4

Social Science and Beyond

From: The Colour of Justice

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In chapter four, Social Science and Beyond, the evidence for racial profiling is examined, starting with the Ontario Systemic Racism Commission, established in 1992 and continuing with the … 14 $1.40 Add
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Envisioning Equality

Analogous Grounds and Farm Workers’ Experience of Discrimination

From: Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada

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Discusses equality regarding farmworkers and their experiences of discimination, placing considerable focus on constructing agricultural workers on the margins, Dunmore‘s substantive … 30 $3.00 Add
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The Autonomy of Religious Organizations

From: Freedom of Conscience and Religion

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Discussion of religious organizations in the context of their exemption from human rights codes, court enforcement of private law arrangements, and the ability of individuals to join, remain, or leave. 22 $2.20 Add
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"The right to discriminate"

Kenneth Bell versus Carl McKay and the Ontario Human Rights Commission

From: Property on Trial

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Examination of a Supreme Court of Canada decision arising from a human rights complaint based on racial discrimination in a landlord and tenant context. ; 40 $4.00 Add
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Challenging Discriminatory and Punitive Responses to Homelessness in Canada

From: Advancing Social Rights in Canada

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Argument in favour of rights-driven legislative and regulatory responses to homelessness. ; 32 $3.20 Add
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Chapter 5

The War on Drugs

From: The Colour of Justice

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Chapter five is devoted to the "war on drugs" and its impact on racial profiling in policing, especially on Blacks in Ontario and on Southeast Asians in Vancouver. The chapter looks at … 9 $0.90 Add