Undoing Men's Privilege and Advancing Gender Equality in Public Sector Institutions

@article{Flood2005UndoingMP,
  title={Undoing Men's Privilege and Advancing Gender Equality in Public Sector Institutions},
  author={M. Flood and B. Pease},
  journal={Policy and Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={119 - 138}
}
Abstract Discrimination against women in public sector organisations has been the focus of considerable research in recent years. While much of this literature acknowledges the structural basis of gender inequality, strategies for change are often focused on anti-discrimination policies, equal employment opportunities and diversity management. Discriminatory behaviour is often individualised in these interventions and the larger systems of dominance and subordination are ignored. The flipside… Expand
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