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The 'Social Magic' of Merit: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the English and Welsh Legal Profession

Sommerlad, Hilary (2015) The 'Social Magic' of Merit: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the English and Welsh Legal Profession. Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.

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This working paper contributes to the debate over diversity and inclusion in the legal profession by exploring the meaning of 'merit' and its social and cultural context.

Type of Work:Monograph (Working Paper)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Arts & Law
Number of Pages:25
Department:Birmingham Law School, Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research
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Minor revision received 09/11/2015

Series/Collection Name:CEPLER Working Papers
Keywords:Diversity, inclusion, legal profession, merit, deservingness, equality
Subjects:K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KD England and Wales
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Copyright Status:This working paper is copyright of the University and the author(s). In addition, parts of the paper may feature content whose copyright is owned by a third party, but which has been used with permission. The intellectual property rights in respect of this work are as defined by the terms of any licence attached, or subject to the terms of The Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (or successor legislation). Any reproduction of the whole or part of this paper must be in accordance with the licence or the Act and must be properly acknowledged. For non-commercial research and for private study purposes, copies of the paper may be made/distributed and quotations used with due attribution. Commercial distribution or reproduction in any format is prohibited without the permission of the copyright holders.
Copyright Holders:The Authors
ID Code:1962

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