Shifting Models of Equality? Union Equality Reps in the Public Services

15 Pages Posted: 22 Sep 2012

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Sian Moore

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Tessa Wright

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: September 2012

Abstract

This article explores how far the emergence of public sector Equality Representatives represents a departure from a distinct radical model of union self‐organisation generated by the collective mobilisation of politically conscious identities, towards a more inclusive liberal model of equality based on abstract notions of ‘fairness.’

Suggested Citation

Moore, Sian and Wright, Tessa, Shifting Models of Equality? Union Equality Reps in the Public Services (September 2012). Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 43, Issue 5, pp. 433-447, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2150471 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2338.2012.00674.x

Sian Moore (Contact Author)

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) ( email )

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Tessa Wright

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