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Equal Opportunity at home and abroad

Prof Julian Disney
Date and time: 
10 July, 2005 - 13:00

"Equality of opportunity does not mean equality of outcome. In many aspects of life, equality of outcome is either unachievable or only achievable at unacceptable cost to freedom, diversity and human development. But equality of opportunity also does not mean merely superficial or technical equality, ignoring different circumstances and underlying barriers. A level playing field is not sufficient if one team cannot afford boots or the opposing coach is referee."


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