[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP140100168]
Researchers Prof Carol Johnson;
Brief description This project will be the first to analyse how successive Labor governments’ policy perspectives on equality (including class, gender, race, sexuality, technological and regional inequality) have changed and expanded over time. It will throw new light on contemporary Australian Labor Party at a time when some critics accuse Labor of betraying its egalitarian traditions due to the influence of neoliberal ideology, while others accuse Labor of neglecting workers by pursuing minority social issues. It will provide a distinctive Australian contribution to the international literatures on the crisis of social democracy (by exploring the role of equality policy developments in that crisis) and on how inequality is best conceived and addressed in policy.
Funding Amount 147000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects