Foundations for measuring equality : A discussion paper for the Equalities Review

  title={Foundations for measuring equality : A discussion paper for the Equalities Review},
  author={Kathleen Kiernan and Carol Propper},
The Equalities Review is an independent panel set up by the UK government in 2005 to investigate the persistence of social inequalities and to make recommendations for the development of a unified Commission for Equality and Human Rights. This paper was originally written for the Review. It canvasses possible responses to the questions, ‘equality between whom?’ and ‘equality of what?’. It argues that equality of outcome is intuitively appealing but risks ignoring variations in need, differences… CONTINUE READING


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