Accomodating diversity

05-Apr-2017 21:16

How does the presence of diversity impact our understanding of society and formulation of adequate policies?

This collection examines the Indian experience of diversity by delineating the policies and institutional arrangements that have been designed to accommodate different kinds of diversities, and highlighting the problems that the chosen path has yielded.

A robust, diverse workforce provides employers with a resource to engage with the public in a real and practical fashion.

However, as diversity increases, so too do the differences between employees.

There are often competing and valid interests when the duty to accommodate is engaged.

This volume marks a step in the direction of rethinking such questions in the Indian context.

1: Introduction (Gurpreet Mahajan) 2: Preserving by Reforming: Diversity at Work in Civilizational Adaptation (Peter Emberley) 3: Cultural Skepticism and 'Group Representation' (Anne Phillips) 4: Heterogeneities and Homogeneities: On Similarities and Differences (Anil Bhatti) 5: Multiculturalism and Diversity: Values to be Promoted or Problems to be Managed?

The teacher: Some students in Project Athena may be twice-exceptional, both gifted and learning-disabled or attention deficit.

Those students may require additional accommodation approaches to be employed.

There are often competing and valid interests when the duty to accommodate is engaged.This volume marks a step in the direction of rethinking such questions in the Indian context.1: Introduction (Gurpreet Mahajan) 2: Preserving by Reforming: Diversity at Work in Civilizational Adaptation (Peter Emberley) 3: Cultural Skepticism and 'Group Representation' (Anne Phillips) 4: Heterogeneities and Homogeneities: On Similarities and Differences (Anil Bhatti) 5: Multiculturalism and Diversity: Values to be Promoted or Problems to be Managed?The teacher: Some students in Project Athena may be twice-exceptional, both gifted and learning-disabled or attention deficit.Those students may require additional accommodation approaches to be employed.For example, is it legitimate to require a Sikh employee to wear a hardhat for safety reasons, when such a request may violate his religious beliefs?