Gender and Diversity in Management: A Concise Introduction
Publication Year: 2008
Presenting key issues to do with gender and diversity in a nutshell, this book gives its readers easy access to the core issues being debated by leading scholars in the field. The SAGE Mini-Guide to Gender and Diversity will appeal to any student undertaking a course either specifically, or in part on women in management, gender in management, equal opportunities and diversity.
- Front Matter
- Subject Index
- Chapter 1: What do we Mean by Gender and Diversity in Management?
- Chapter 2: Introducing Gender in Management
- Chapter 3: Gender in Management: Social and Cultural Perspectives
- Chapter 4: Managing Diversity: The Turn from Equal Opportunities
- Chapter 5: Differences at Work: Race, Sexuality and Disability
- Chapter 6: Conclusion: From Theory to Practice?
© Caroline Gatrell and Elaine Swan 2008
First published 2008
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For Tony, and Pam and Max
For everyone involved, past and present, in the Institute of Women's Studies Lancaster University[Page vi]
We would like to acknowledge all in the PhD Pressure Group for their support and friendship over many years. In relation to this project, we would like especially to thank Dr Ellie Hamilton and Dr Valerie Stead. We also wish to recognise the support of our colleagues in the Gender in Management Special Interest Group, acknowledging the work of Adelina Broadbridge in establishing and chairing the group, and with particular thanks to Professor Beverly Metcalfe. We would also both wish to recognise the contribution made by our students to this text – we continually learn from those we teach, in relation both to research and management practices.
Elaine wishes, in particular, to thank Professor Sara Ahmed for her inspirational work and friendship, and Dr Shona Hunter for her critical thinking and friendship. Caroline would also like to thank Dr Imogen Tyler for all her support both as friend and colleague. We would also like to thank our partners Steve Fox (Elaine) and Tony Gatrell (Caroline) for their support and encouragement over many years.