Equality in Kenya's 2010 constitution : understanding the competing and interrelated conceptions /

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Author / Creator:Miyandazi, Victoria, 1989- author.
Edition:First edition.
Imprint:Oxford, UK ; Hart Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020.
[London, England] : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020
Description:1 online resource.
Subject:Equality before the law -- Kenya.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Kenya.
Constitutional law -- Kenya.
Human rights
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12546082
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:"This book asks whether there is a coherent conception of equality in Kenya's 2010 Constitution and explores how competing and interrelated ideas of equality in it should be conceptualised, interpreted and applied. Making a significant contribution to the ongoing global conversations on the various understandings of equality, the book illuminates the many ways in which diverse equality guarantees clash, or are interrelated. It also sets out principled approaches on how they can be coherently interpreted to address the myriad inequalities in Kenya. Taking a comparative approach, the book considers how other jurisdictions including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa, India and Botswana have approached the conceptualisation, interpretation and application of various equality concepts. The book focuses on important issues such as: - transformative constitutionalism in relation to the interpretation of Kenya's 2010 Constitution; - expanding the list of enumerated grounds for non-discrimination; - affirmative action; - accommodating religious and cultural diversity versus gender equality; - the interrelation between socio-economic rights and status-based equality"--
Other form:Print version: Miyandazi, Victoria, 1989- Equality in Kenya's 2010 constitution Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Hart Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020. 9781509941193
Standard no.:10.5040/9781509941223