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Written by Fiona Macdonald.
Published by Whitecap Books, 2006.
|This title asks whether minority groups are really given equal
opportunities in education, employment and elsewhere. Why are women still paid
less than men? What is institutionalized racism? Why do public transportation
and workplaces continue to be unsuitable for individuals with
Written with young readers in mind, Equal Opportunities is one title in the Global Issues series which looks at the important issues affecting our world. This series explores a controversial topic via one person's experiences followed by an examination of the facts offered by a panel of specially selected experts and supported by a wealth of resource materials.
Each title is written by an educator and is well-researched and carefully edited to be a significant and useful resource for young readers at home and school. Adults, too, will appreciate the open and sensitive treatment of each subject.
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With photographs throughout, suggested further reading, a glossary and index, Equal Opportunities invites the reader to discuss the issues that are currently shaping our world.
Intended for ages 9 and up.
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