Posts Tagged ‘institutional racism’

ADOPTION POLICY: INSTITUTIONALIZING INSTITUTIONAL RACISM?

March 23, 2012

In the report of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, ‘institutional racism’ was defined as

“the collective failure of an organisation to provide an appropriate and professional service to people because of their colour, culture or ethnic origin.  It can be seen or detected in processes, attitudes and behaviour which amount to discrimination through unwitting prejudice, ignorance, thoughtlessness and racist stereotyping which disadvantage minority ethnic people.”

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