Dalhousie University - School of Public Administration
PUAD-6570: Equity and Diversity in the Public Sector
Description: This is a theoretical course on inclusion, participation and inequality in public service employment and public service delivery. It explores representativeness as an ideology and the management practices and policy initiatives which arise from this notion. The course considers the questions: What is equality? Why do we want equality? What difference does it make to have equality oriented initiatives? What is equity and diversity? What results are being achieved? What are the underlying issues of inequality difference and inclusion as they relate to Canadian democracy and global issues of equality?
INSTRUCTOR(S): M. Cassin
PREREQUISITE: Students must successfully complete all eight required classes of the first year of the MPA program prior to enroling 6000 level courses and MGMT 5000, or seek special permission from Graduate Coordinator.
Faculty: Marguerite Cassin
Source: Graduate Calendar at http://www.dal.ca/academics/academic_calendars/Graduate_Calendar_2013_2014/Departments/Public_Administration.html (accessed 6 January 2014), and downloaded to the Atlas at http://portal.publicpolicy.utoronto.ca/en/Courses/dalhousie/DalhousieGradCalender/Pages/default.aspx.