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Equality of opportunity

Hamilton Status of Women Committee

Equality of opportunity

a report on opportunities for women employed by the Corporation of the City of Hamilton

by Hamilton Status of Women Committee

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Published in [Hamilton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Ontario -- Hamilton,
  • Municipal officials and employees -- Ontario -- Hamilton,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Ontario -- Hamilton,
  • Affirmative action -- Ontario -- Hamilton,
  • Employment equity -- Ontario -- Hamilton,
  • Women in the civil service -- Ontario -- Hamilton,
  • Municipal government -- Ontario -- Hamilton -- Employees,
  • Hamilton (Ont.) -- Officials and employees

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the Hamilton Status of Women Committee
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 leaves.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20831004M

    into four categories: (a) studies of equality of educational opportunity in the tradition of the status attainment models, (b) studies of equality of educational opportunity in the tradition of the school effects research, (c) studies of school and classroom organization, and (d) studies of school and classroom pro-cesses. Book ReviewsJohn E. Roemer, Equality of dge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, Pp. $ Tyler Cowen - - Ethics (3) details Equality of Opportunity in Social and Political Philosophy.

    Contents Equal Treatment Bench Book February iii Competence .. This report, Equality of Opportunity and the Importance of Place, is the culmination of the NRC’s work on behalf of ASPE. This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the Report Review Committee of the National Research Council.

    The Equality of Opportunity Rationale To set the stage, let me bring the idea of an equal opportunity account into better focus. Any principle of equality of opportunity will assign each Gopal Sreenivasan, "Health Care and Equality of Opportunity," Hastings Center Rep no. 2 (): March-April HASTINGS CENTER REPORT This book offers original contributions to the debate over the issue of equality of opportunity. Lesley Jacobs sets out a theory of equality of opportunity that presents equal opportunities as a Author: Andreas Albertsen.


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This is a brilliant, thoughtful and concise explanation of the equality of opportunity concept that blends ideas from economics and philosophy to provide deep insights into the theoretical and practical implications of equalizing opportunity.

It will become the benchmark on the topic for many years to by:   John Roemer points out that there are two views of equality of opportunity that are widely held today. The first, which he calls the nondiscrimination principle, states that in the competition for positions in society, individuals should be judged only on attributes relevant to the performance of the duties of the position in question/5.

Foreword by Eric Maskin (Nobel Laureate in Economics, )This book is a collection of articles written by the two authors on the topic of equality of opportunity.

All articles build on the idea that a just society should equalize the resources that determine the opportunities agents face in order to follow their by: John Roemer points out that there are two views of equality of opportunity that are widely held today. The first, which he calls the nondiscrimination principle, states that in the competition for positions in society, Equality of opportunity book should be judged only on attributes relevant to the performance of the duties of the position in question.

John Roemer points out that there are two views of equality of opportunity that are widely held today. The first, which he calls the nondiscrimination principle, states that in the competition for. This book is a collection of articles written by the two authors on the topic of equality of opportunity.

All articles build on the idea that a just society should equalize the resources that determine the opportunities agents face in order to follow their goals. Resources are either external, like financial resources, or internal, like. Equality of Opportunity is partly motivated by the plausibility of treating individuals equally and partly motivated by the unattractiveness of giving each person the same, or Equality of Outcome.

Equality of Outcome requires that individuals have some share of goods, not merely a chance to obtain them without the hindrance of some obstacles. Yet true equality of opportunity is unattainable. Equal opportunity requires that each person has equivalent skills, abilities, knowledge, and noncognitive traits upon reaching adulthood, and that’s impossible to achieve.

First published Tue Oct 8, ; substantive revision Wed Equality of opportunity is a political ideal that is opposed to caste hierarchy but not to hierarchy per se.

The background assumption is that a society contains a hierarchy of more and less desirable, superior and inferior positions. Or there may be several such hierarchies. This paper—commissioned as a chapter for the Oxford Handbook of Well Being and Public Policy —provides a critical review of the economic literature on equality and inequality of opportunity.

A simple ‘canonical model’ of equal opportunity is proposed, and used to explore the two fundamental concepts in this (relatively) new theory of. This essay shows that the goal of equality of opportunity is both absurd and vicious.

Achieving it would require that children all be raised in the same environment and have the same genetic inheritance. In contrast, the essay shows that what we should actually strive for is the freedom of opportunity/5. John Roemer points out that there are two views of equality of opportunity that are widely held today.

The first, which he calls the nondiscrimination principle, states that in the competition for positions in society, individuals should be judged only on attributes relevant for the performance of the duties of the position in question.

The notion that there should be equality of opportunity in education, where everyone has fair and equal access to a good quality education regardless of social background, race, gender or religion, and where people achieve success in education according to their efforts and ability, free of any form of discrimination, is enshrined in several International by: 1.

The fraction of students from low-income families at the Ivy-Plus colleges increased very little over the period Meanwhile, access at institutions with the highest mobility rates (e.g., SUNY-Stony Brook and Glendale in the figure above) fell sharply over the s.

Thus, the colleges that may have offered many low-income students. Nevertheless, many studies today conclude that different groups do not have equal opportunity or equal "access" to credit, or admission to selective colleges, or to many other things, because some.

Substantive equality of opportunity, sometimes called fair equality of opportunity, is a somewhat broader and more expansive concept than the more limiting formal equality of opportunity and it deals with what is sometimes described as indirect discrimination.

How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings. Evidence From Project STAR This paper evaluates the long-term impacts of Project STAR, a program that randomly assig Tennessee students and their teachers to classsrooms within their schools from kindergarten through third grade.

The different views of equal opportunity should be judged according to where they place the starting gate. Read More John Roemer argues that there is a "before" and an "after" in the notion of equality of opportunity: before the competition starts, opportunities must be equalized; after it begins, individuals are on their Range: $ - $ A dash of political science may rein in what we can make of his account, but Equality of Opportunity is a very important work of metaphysical welfare economics.

-- Keith Dowding Times Higher Education Supplement Articulates a level-playing-field view of equal opportunity. Equity and Equality of Opportunity Centre for Educational Research and Innovation Analyses of developments and policies that influence equity have been an underlying priority in much of the OECD educational work.

Written By: Equal opportunity, also called equality of opportunity, in political theory, the idea that people ought to be able to compete on equal terms, or on a “level playing field,” for advantaged offices and positions.Buy Equality of Opportunity New Ed by Roemer, John E.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). John Roemer points out that there are two views of equality of opportunity that are widely held today.

The first, which he calls the nondiscrimination principle, states that in the competition for positions in society, individuals should be judged only on attributes relevant to the performance of the duties of the position in question.