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Intergroup relations in South Africa
Anna Jarstad

discuss them in relation to the elements in the framework (Jarstad et al., this volume, Introduction). The silencing impact of the rainbow idea is seen by some parties as a form of self-censorship and can therefore be interpreted as a sign of domination and a denial of a multicultural characterization of society. When trying to identify whether the criterion of non-domination is fulfilled, I search for proposals on how to prevent arbitrary use of power, for instance laws against discrimination. To identify the cooperation element, I analyze how the parties discuss how

in Relational peace practices
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Partial offsets and unfinished business
Dimitris N. Chryssochoou
Michael J. Tsinisizelis
Stelios Stavridis
, and
Kostas Ifantis

competencies of the Community; affect the Community policies, actions or programmes; concern the citizenship of the Union or discriminate between nationals of member states; fall outside the limits of the powers conferred upon the Community by the Treaty; constitute discrimination or restrict trade and/or distort competition between member states. Furthermore, an additional condition is inserted in Art. K12, paras 1, 2 and 3 (all of which are subject to the jurisprudence of the ECJ) of the Treaty,14 insofar as this 72 Theory and reform in the European Union stipulates

in Theory and reform in the European Union
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Naomi Chambers
Jeremy Taylor

?” Respecting people's rights and autonomy . This ensures that they have as much choice, voice and control as possible in decisions about their own care – and that of their loved ones – and in what happens more generally in their health services, as a matter of right. A rights-based approach also prioritises equality, diversity and inclusion, opposing discrimination on grounds of race, ethnicity, gender, stigmatised condition or other factors. Being “customer focussed” . Patients are not the same as shoppers, but there are

in Organising care around patients
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The case of uterus and penis transplantation
Gennaro Selvaggi
Sean Aas

transplantation issues common to 80 Freedom of science: promises and hazards both sexes have been solved, there does not seem to be any specific ethical justification to preclude attempting uterus transplantation in trans women. To do so would, Murphy argues, be a form of unjustified discrimination. Sparrow (2008), who is sceptical of uterus transplantation, focuses his arguments on the allocation of research resources, claiming that all publicly funded research should be limited to sex-typical ways of having children. However, if, as Murphy points out, limiting publicly

in The freedom of scientific research
Israel and a Palestinian state
Lenore G. Martin

official discrimination in the provision of social services, the promotion of economic development, and from other laws that favour the Jews in the officially Jewish State ( Rouhana, 1998 : 277–96). During the active years of the peace process, the Barak government had been willing to restore greater equality of rights for the Palestinian population by returning some expropriated land, allowing legal

in Redefining security in the Middle East
Matthew S. Weinert

world society, our accountings still need to grapple with the fact that different types of human beings invariably occupy dissimilar positions. Colour, ethnicity, gender, ideology, intelligence, nationality, occupation, physical capabilities, political affiliation, race, religion, sexuality and wealth, among other signifiers, have been used to justify colonization, discrimination

in Recognition and Global Politics
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Surveillance and transgender bodies in a post-9/ 11 era of neoliberalism
Christine Quinan

becoming inextricable. And in fact, many of the characters were already dealing with structures that diminished their life chances before 9/11; the ‘war on terror’ only exacerbated discrimination, oppression, and violence they had already been experiencing. Ruby elaborates: [Vickie] didn’t have to tell me that we got to fight the war

in Security/ Mobility
Challenges and technological solutions to the ­identification of individuals in mass grave scenarios in the modern context
Gillian Fowler
Tim Thompson

, ‘Strontium and geolocation, the pathway to identification for deceased undocumented Mexican border-crossers: a preliminary report’, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 53 (2008), 46–9. Ibid. J. Gonzalez-Rodriguez & G. Fowler, ‘A study on the discrimination of human skeletons using X-ray fluorescence and chemometric tools in chemical anthropology’, Forensic Science International, 231 (2013), 1–3. A. M. Christensen, M. A. Smith & R. M. Thomas, ‘Validation of X-ray fluorescence spectrometry for determining osseous or dental origin of unknown material’, Journal of Forensic Sciences

in Human remains and identification
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Conceptual and ethodological challenges for comparative analysis
Agnieszka Piasna
Brendan Burchell
Kirsten Sehnbruch
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Nurjk Agloni

all, such as young children or people forced to work against their will. The eradication of child and slave  labour has been a priority for international development organisations such as the ILO. They are also quite correctly concerned about discrimination and segmentation in labour markets, which can exclude groups from jobs by virtue of their age, gender, sexual orientation or ethnic group. However, differentiation in employment terms and conditions not related to individual productivity is influenced by country-specific employment regimes, with their rules

in Making work more equal
Racism, immigration and the state
Steve Loyal

living, poverty and social exclusion, and are equally targets of informal and institutional racism, discrimination and hostility. Classification and the state Through legislation and social policy, most European states attempt to define and sanction acceptable types of social behaviour and activity. As eih ch-4.P65 82 26/3/03, 15:10 Racism, immigration and the state 83 the dominant force in the field of power, which controls the nation and citizenship through legislation, the state actively encourages some forms of social life while downplaying and repressing

in The end of Irish history?