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Contemporary Developments in Equality Theory and Practice (SIR042)

This module examines key debates and advanced practice in the promotion of equality across the breath of equality ‘strands’. Attention is focused on: the evidence base for – and patterns and processes of - inequality and discrimination; contrasting theoretical approaches to equality; promoting equality in the workplace; contemporary legal approaches to equality; developments relating to equality in the public sector; and, creating an effective state equality and human rights agency suited to the demands of the twenty-first century.