Equality

Justice, Privatization and the Objectives of the Educational System
Since the 1990s, the education systems in many countries have undergone a fundamental change driven by two seemingly conflicting forces: on the one hand, the strengthening of neoliberal thinking, with its emphasis on efficiency, productiveness, choice, and competition, and on the other hand, an...
Public Policy and Multiculturalism
The multicultural discourse has long moved beyond the philosophical-normative level of discussion and has spread to practical-political questions related to the fair distribution of resources, equality between individuals and groups, and cultural recognition. Public policy, in all its forms, must...
Does Equality Require Integration? The Case of the State Education System in Jaffa
What is the best way to bring about equality and integration of the Arab-Israeli population in Israeli society? Integration or separation? This position paper examines the issue of the integration of Israeli Arabs in Israeli society in public education in a mixed Arab-Jewish city. The dilemma:...
Shlomi Segall
Shlomi Segall received his Ph.D. from the University of Oxford. His book Health, Luck, and Justice was published in 2009 by Princeton University Press. He is currently the head of the Integrative Program in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
An Equal Israel?
Israel is characterized by a high degree of inequality between members of different social groups. This inequality exists in education, ownership of economic resources, wages, access to ownership of land, state investment, and the possibility of social mobility. It has been discussed extensively by...
Gender Aspects of Changing the System of Government
20/06/2012 - 14:45 to 18:30
A conference held by the Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS) at the VLJI The program consisted of two panel discussions: 1.       Proposals for Changing the Type of regime and Elections: Gender Aspects Participants: Hadass Ben Eliyahu (Chair), Yuval Lipkin, Shlomi Zidky...
The premise underlying this initiative is that organizations and social institutions are central arenas and settings in which gender hierarchies, inequalities and disadvantages are created and reproduced. As such, they shape the experiences, opportunities and identities of both women and men. The...
The Gender Index is an innovative tool that serves to evaluate women’s status in Israel across a spectrum of fields over time, and raises issues of gender awareness and women's representation to the public agenda. Furthermore, as a monitor of the status of women in Israel it is a powerful tool for...