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Equality in Britain’s 'modernised' public services

Equality in Britain’s 'modernised' public services

Corby, Susan (2007) Equality in Britain’s 'modernised' public services. In: Dibben, Pauline, James, Philip, Roper, Ian and Wood, Geoff, (eds.) Modernising Work in Public Services: Redefining Roles and Relationships in Britain's Changing Workplace. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 89 -106. ISBN 978-1-4039-9859-0

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Abstract

The State as employer has, since the elction of New Labour in 1997, been putting equality and diversity issues at or near the top of the public service agenda under the umbrella of its public service modernisation programme and accompanying its rhetoric with both legislation and voluntary measures. In spite of this, however, there are barriers to progress, some of which stem from the government's own policies and practices in other contexts. So, although progress on equality has beemn made, there are impediments which can be summarised as two steps forward, one step back.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: equality, UK public services, employment relations
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour
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Last Modified: 14 May 2018 09:51
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Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/3946

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