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Unequal Britain : equalities in Britain since 1945

Author: Pat Thane
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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That people should be treated as equals is one of the core principles that underpin our society. € Philosophers and social theorists have long debated what equality is, and this book probes what this means for both those at the centre and on the margins of society. Britain is in many ways a fairer and more equal society today than at any other time in living memory. € One hundred years ago women were not allowed to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Unequal Britain.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2010
(OCoLC)432983243
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Thane
ISBN: 9781441107312 1441107312 1282871153 9781282871151
OCLC Number: 676697356
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Older people and equality / Pat Thane --
Race and equality / Nick Kimber --
Religion and belief / Liza Filby --
Gypsies and Travellers / Mel Porter and Becky Taylor --
Gender equality / Helen McCarthy --
Gender identity and sexual orientation / Mel Porter --
Disability / Simon Millar --
Conclusion : equalities in Britain / Pat Thane.
Other Titles: Equalities in Britain since 1945
Responsibility: Pat Thane, ed. ; contributors, Liza Filby [and others].

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