This title asks whether minority groups are really given equal opportunities in education, employment and elsewhere. Why are women still paid less than men? What is institutionalized racism? Why do public transportation and workplaces continue to be unsuitable for individuals with disabilities? About the Global Issues series Examining important issues affecting our world, for young readers This series explores a controversial topic via one person's experiences followed by an examination of the facts offered by a panel of specially selected experts and supported by a wealth of resource materials. Each title is written by an educator and is well-researched and carefully edited to be a significant and useful resource for young readers at home and school. Adults, too, will appreciate the open and sensitive treatment of each subject.
Award-winning author Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge and is the author of more than 100 information books for young people.