Tags » Meritocracy » Page 2

How the Myth of Meritocracy has Perpetuated Gender Inequality in Academia

Despite claims to award university appointments based on meritocracy alone, gender inequality continues to impact the number of women in leadership positions at universities. In theory, meritocracy should be a fair policy to follow when considering candidates for a leadership position. 417 more words

Leadership

The Literary Canon and Constructive Dialogue: Can Burke be of Assistance?

Note: this essay was drafted some time ago, and I am to some degree dissatisfied with it. For one thing, there are some rather ugly uses of the… 2,037 more words

Critique & Commentary

Justice: what's the right thing to do?

Justice: what’s the right thing to do? Episode 08: “What’s a fair start?” (2009)

Michael Sandel on: “Why we shouldn’t trust markets in our civic life… 41 more words

Meritocracy, feminism and affirmative action

I’ve heard, more and more often, critiques of feminism in the “modern day”. That it’s no longer necessary. That quotas are only there to pander to the public and that they deprive those more deserving of the same position. 22 more words

HumanRights

Some Hard Questions About Building a Team

I feel a certain kinship with Pieter Hintjens.  From his blog, it sounds like his diagnosis was similar to mine, last year.  My diagnosis was wrong, and I declined surgery.  460 more words

Technology And Culture

Meritocracy, feminism and affirmative action

I’ve heard, more and more often, critiques of feminism in the “modern day”. That it’s no longer necessary. That quotas are only there to pander to the public and that they deprive those more deserving of the same position. 22 more words

HumanRights