'...an important and valuable contribution to the study of organisations, to an analysis of gendered social processes, and to those who actively remain committed to creating a better world for women.' - Jalna Hanmer, Times Higher Education Supplement'...an engrossing study of resistance to the implementation of equality policies in different kinds of organizations.' - Elizabeth Meehan, Queen's University, Belfast'...the book has the triple virtues of increasing specialized knowledge, compelling the attention of readers generally interested in politics and society and being moving for all who are concerned about human dignity.'- Elizabeth Meehan, Queen's University, Belfast'...essential reading for anyone interested in organisational development in general and Equal Opportunities in particular. Highly recommended...' - Management Education and Development
About the Author
CYNTHIA COCKBURN is a researcher and writer based in the Department of Social Sciences, the City University, London. Her main interest is in the patterns of equality and domination at work and in trade unions. During the 1980s she carried out a succession of research projects on technological change, skill, training and related gender issues.