This book discusses the salience of the caste question in UK law. It provides the background to how the caste provision came into the Equality Act 2010 and how it was reinforced in 2013, and analyses the various interests that played a role in getting caste into law.
Prakash Shah is Reader in Culture and Law and Director of GLOCUL: Centre for Culture and Law at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. He teaches Cultural Diversity and Law, Comparative Law and Migration Law and is interested in researching how cultural differences matter for law and legal systems.
Foreword; Gautam Sen
1. Intellectuals and the Indian Tradition
2. Religion, Caste and Race: The Moral Basis of Anti-Caste Legislation
3. Equality and Human Rights Commission Reports on Caste
4. Caste Discrimination Legislation: Implications for Business, Employers and Organizations
5. Caste and Continuing Foreign Interference in India's Internal Affairs
6. Is Caste Already Part of UK Equality Law?