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Approaches to Policy Development in the Field of Equal Opportunities

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Part of the Government Beyond the Centre book series

Abstract

The 1980s have been a decade of debate as regards the development of equality of opportunity in local government. It is of course too soon to attempt a definitive assessment of the achievements of that decade. The significance of the changes which have occurred, the distinction between rhetoric and reality, can be confidently judged only in a longer perspective. This chapter sets out to clear the ground for such an exercise, providing both a narrative account of the development of policy and an approach to the analysis of its implementation.

Keywords

Local Authority Policy Development Racial Discrimination Equal Opportunity Organisational Context 
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Copyright information

© Ken Young 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political StudiesQueen Mary and Westfield CollegeUK

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