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'Kinds of people' and equality monitoring in the UK

Aspinall, Peter J., Mitton, Lavinia (2008) 'Kinds of people' and equality monitoring in the UK. Policy and Politics, 36 (1). pp. 55-74. ISSN 0305 5736. (doi:10.1332/030557308783431661) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Over the last few decades social identities have grown in importance,'sexual orientation' and'national identity'being the latest to join the fold.While all jostle for official recognition, which of these identity groups is monitored - and in what settings - is of practical importance. Respondent burden, concerns about confidentiality and disclosure, and the lack in some cases of benchmark data raise issues around the feasibility of monitoring multiple'equality strands'.As most organisations have limited capacity to undertake such analysis, a broader repertoire of approaches needs to be considered if this process is to be more than a meaningless bureaucratic exercise. © The Policy Press, 2008.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1332/030557308783431661
Uncontrolled keywords: Equality monitoring, Ethnicity, Kinds of people, Religion
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2014 12:27 UTC
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2020 04:05 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38562 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Mitton, Lavinia: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7994-6135
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