Beyond Token Change: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression in Institutions / Edition 1

Beyond Token Change: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression in Institutions / Edition 1

by Anne Bishop (2)
     
 

ISBN-10: 1552661636

ISBN-13: 9781552661635

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: Fernwood Publishing


Using a case study as its starting point, this guide examines the patterns of oppression built into organizations and institutions. Such systems of discrimination and oppression originate not with individuals within the institution, but rather the dynamics within the institutions themselves. Attention is given to the tactics employed to achieve equality and…  See more details below

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Using a case study as its starting point, this guide examines the patterns of oppression built into organizations and institutions. Such systems of discrimination and oppression originate not with individuals within the institution, but rather the dynamics within the institutions themselves. Attention is given to the tactics employed to achieve equality and overcome oppressive attitudes in the workplace. According to this analysis, the true test of an institution's intentions is whether its policies achieve only token change or transform its deeper structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552661635
Publisher:
Fernwood Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.45(d)

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