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Equality & people

Our initiatives aim to reduce inequalities, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised populations. They highlight that equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

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Future of democracy: equal voices building an equal society

Right now, democracy faces potential challenges from the global pandemic, the digital transformation of society, the climate crisis, and nationalist and populist movements around the world. Research helps us understand how to keep our democracies strong and vibrant, and hold governments accountable so that people everywhere can thrive.

#BlackLivesMatter – beyond the hashtag

Going beyond the hashtag we want to share crucial research and insights which can help each and everyone one of us tackle anti-black racism across the globe. We've gathered several freely accessible resources including journals, book chapters, and blogs all of which explore the evidence of anti-black racism which appears within contexts such as education, workplace, and healthcare.

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Kindness matters

At a time when the future is uncertain and we can feel disconnected, the smallest act can have the biggest effect. Kindness matters!

Here at Emerald, we believe that protecting our mental health and wellbeing is crucial to avoiding burnout, so we have brought together some research and information to help you during these challenging times.

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Pride

For research to have real impact, it must be inclusive – shaped by diverse voices at every stage. We are committed to supporting diversity in the work we publish, in our workforce, and in wider society.

To mark Pride month, we've gathered together research from across our books and journals – freely available for you to read, as well as blogs, special issues, and call for papers around these research areas.

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Quality education and learning

We’re looking to build on the amount of meaningful research we publish in the field of education and learning and would love to hear more about your current research in the area. Discover your different routes to publication: journals, books and our open access programme.

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Inclusive societies – disabilities

For research to have real impact, it must be inclusive – shaped by diverse voices at every stage. We are committed to supporting diversity in the work we publish, in our workforce and in wider society.

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Six ways to empower women across the world

“We can do it” – This iconic phrase was first introduced during World War Two; next to the infamous image of a women in overalls ready to work. Until this day this image has symbolized solidarity and empowerment for women.

So 75 years later what exactly are we doing to help empower women to go out and ‘do it’?

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Found in more and more workplaces, Mental Health First Aiders are ordinary members of staff who have been trained to spot the signs of mental illness…

29th September 2020

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Author: Johanna L. H. Birkland, Assistant Professor of Communication, Bridgewater College. For a truly technologically ‘inclusive’ society,…

23rd September 2020

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Author: Scott Taylor is Research Services Manager at the University of Manchester. The role of universities in public life is attracting much debate…

17th September 2020

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Interview

As we launch a formal partnership with the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Emerald’s Senior Publisher for Education…

17th September 2020

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Author: Sapna A. Narula, Professor & Dean, School of Management Studies, Nalanda University, India It was hot sunny afternoon in open caste coal…

11th September 2020

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Interview

Mentoring in the workplace is often used as a successful method to promote personal and professional development and help more junior staff progress…

8th September 2020

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Author: Debbie Haski-Leventhal Drawing on her own personal journey and research from her recently published book, author Debbie-Haski-Leventhal…

4th September 2020

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Author: Charlotte Wilson, Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin Email:…

2nd September 2020

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Author: Jakob Linaa Jensen, Danish School of Media and Journalism, Denmark @jakoblinaa The platform economy of the Internet bears a strong…

2nd September 2020

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News

Author: Richard Hornik, East-West Center in Honolulu, USA, @RHornik The death in August of former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui elicited many well-…

2nd September 2020

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Gender Bias and Digital Financial Services in South Asia

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SDG5 - Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls

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Race Discrimination and Management of Ethnic Diversity and Migration at Work

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