Purpose and Theory

In addition to doctrinal and empirical accounts, research that focuses on the purpose of discrimination law and/or its theoretical underpinnings sheds light on the normativity and value of discrimination law.

General re discrimination law in Australia

  • Beth Gaze, 'Anti-Discrimination Laws in Australia' in Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan (eds), Contemporary Perspectives on Human Rights Law in Australia, vol 1 (Thomson Reuters, 2nd ed, 2021).

General re discrimination law in Australia

Purpose and Function

Theoretical Accounts