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Socioeconomic change and lack of change: Employment equity policies in the Canadian context

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John Blakely is a doctoral candidate in personnel/human resource studies at Cornell University. Research interests include employment equity planning and implementation, the structure and effects of internal labour markets and the role of personnel rules and procedures in public policy formation.

Edward B. Harvey is Professor of Sociology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and the University of Toronto. He has conducted a number of employment equity studies including an analysis of goals and timetables methodologies for the Royal Commission on Equality in Employment.

Paper presented to the ‘Women and Economic Equity: The Canadian Context’ conference, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 25–27, 1987. Our research has been made possible by a grant from the Women and Work Strategic Grant Program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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Blakely, J.H., Harvey, E.B. Socioeconomic change and lack of change: Employment equity policies in the Canadian context. J Bus Ethics 7, 133–150 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00381861

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  • Economic Growth
  • Socioeconomic Change
  • Canadian Context
  • Employment Equity
  • Equity Policy