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Pregnant Pause : An International Legal Analysis of Maternity Discrimination

By: Cotter, Anne-Marie Mooney.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2010Description: 1 online resource (388 p.).ISBN: 9780754696667.Subject(s): Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation | Pregnant women -- Employment -- Law and legislation | Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pregnant Pause : An International Legal Analysis of Maternity DiscriminationDDC classification: 344.01/44 | 344.0144 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Biography; 1 Introduction; 2 Pregnant Pause in Maternity Discrimination; 3 Pregnant Pause in the United Nations; 4 Pregnant Pause in Australia and New Zealand; 5 Pregnant Pause in Africa and South Africa; 6 Pregnant Pause in Canada, Mexico and the United States; 7 Pregnant Pause in the North American Free Trade Agreement; 8 Pregnant Pause in the United Kingdom and Ireland; 9 Pregnant Pause in the European Union; 10 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Pregnant Pause provides readers with a better understanding of the issue of maternity discrimination and inequality by looking at the primary role of legislation and its impact on the court process at both national and international levels. In a historical and compelling analysis of maternity discrimination and employment in relation to the North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Union Treaty, this volume will be a crucial read for all those concerned with equality.
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Cover; Contents; Biography; 1 Introduction; 2 Pregnant Pause in Maternity Discrimination; 3 Pregnant Pause in the United Nations; 4 Pregnant Pause in Australia and New Zealand; 5 Pregnant Pause in Africa and South Africa; 6 Pregnant Pause in Canada, Mexico and the United States; 7 Pregnant Pause in the North American Free Trade Agreement; 8 Pregnant Pause in the United Kingdom and Ireland; 9 Pregnant Pause in the European Union; 10 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

Pregnant Pause provides readers with a better understanding of the issue of maternity discrimination and inequality by looking at the primary role of legislation and its impact on the court process at both national and international levels. In a historical and compelling analysis of maternity discrimination and employment in relation to the North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Union Treaty, this volume will be a crucial read for all those concerned with equality.

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