By Thomas, Phil Thomas
When the career in addition to the legislation has demonstrated ideas, tactics, associations and codes of perform aimed to advertise open entry to becoming a member of and succeeding in the felony career, however, there is still discrimination. This booklet examines the formal and casual boundaries, in a Weberian experience, that have produced a homogenous criminal occupation and, extra, studies and recommend ways that the occupation can proceed its acknowledged circulation in the direction of heterogeneity.
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What does, I think, deserve mention is the odd way in which talent and discrimination interact. There are a number of women, and a smaller number of ethnic minority barristers, who have shone and prospered at the Bar and (mainly in the case of the former) on the bench. Most of these will tell you that they have encountered no discrimination in their careers; and their success confirms what they say. There is no doubt that the Bar is a profession in which a real star can shine regardless of gender or race – though we have no way of knowing that it is always so.
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Discriminating Lawyers by Thomas, Phil Thomas