Courses - Equity and Diversity in the Public Sector PUAD 6570   Equity and Diversity in the Public Sector
CREDIT HOURS: 3
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?
PREREQUISITES: MPA students must successfully complete all eight required courses of the first year of the MPA program prior to enrolling in 6xxx level courses and MGMT 5000, or seek special permission from the Graduate Coordinator. Students from outside of the MPA program must seek permission from the course instructor.