Tagged: equality

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The precepts of equality

In this post, it was queried how equality can be achieved if its very concept is not clear? Thus, an undertaking to examine the theoretical perspectives of equality law would be a challenging one....

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Transformative equality

Kuyen and French suggest that “if formal equality was about ignoring difference, a universality approach is about expecting difference.” 1 In other words, there is no single norm against which all others are compared...

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Substantive equality

The shortcomings of the formal equality precept have led to a search for more substantive concepts of equality in which equality of outcome and the positive elements of equality of opportunity are the focus...

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Formal equality

The most obvious meaning for equality is formal or symmetrical equality, which requires that like cases be treated alike, with a focus on consistent treatment of individuals rather than on achieving any particular outcome1....