WHO CAN WE TRUST? Block demonstrates how, although there has been a lot of academic literature surrounding the subject and industry data is rich, information is poor. There has been a lot of emphasis on monitoring and gathering quantitative data measures, but limited focus on practical interventions and qualitative research. In some studies, this is referred to as an empty shell; with a concern that there is insufficient information to enable change. Block highlights the focus on monitoring and addressing the what, but not the why.
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Number of research studies covering diversity characteristics by screen sector Note that one item can cover multiple diversity characteristics in multiple screen sectors
30 35 25 20
Gender & gender reassignment Race & ethnicity
Age Pregnancy Disability Social class
Location Sexual orientation
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