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Publications: Prof Gill Kirton

Guillaume C, Kirton G ( 2022 ) . ‘Walking a fine line’: Union perspectives on partnership in nursing and midwifery workplaces . Economic and Industrial Democracy
Kirton G ( 2021 ) . Union framing of gender equality and the elusive potential of equality bargaining in a difficult climate . Journal of Industrial Relations
Greene A, Kirton G, Koumenta M, Humphris A ( 2021 ) . The gender representation gap: implications for workplace union effectiveness . Industrial Relations Journal vol. 52 , ( 1 ) 40 - 63 .
Kirton G, Greene A-M ( 2019 ) . Telling and selling the value of diversity and inclusion – external consultants’ discursive strategies and practices . Human Resource Management Journal
Kirton G, Guillaume C ( 2019 ) . When welfare professionals encounter restructuring and privatization: The inside story of the probation service of England and Wales . Work, Employment and Society
Kirton G ( 2019 ) . Unions and equality: 50 years on from the fight for fair pay at Dagenham . Employee Relations vol. 41 , ( 2 ) 344 - 356 .
KIRTON G, ROBERTSON M ( 2018 ) . Sustaining and advancing IT careers: women’s experiences in a UK-based IT company . Journal of Strategic Information Systems
KIRTON G, Guillaume C ( 2018 ) . Work, employment and engagement conditions in a female dominated public service occupation after restructuring/outsourcing . Industrial Relations Journal
KIRTON G ( 2017 ) . From "a woman's place is in her union" to "strong unions need women": changing gender discourses, policies and realities in the union movement . Labour & Industry1 - 14 .
KIRTON G, Guillaume C ( 2017 ) . Challenges and pitfalls for workplace unionism in a restructured public service . Economic and Industrial Democracy vol. Early online ,
Guillaume C, Kirton G ( 2017 ) . NAPO, un cas exemplaire des difficultés rencontrées par les syndicats britanniques du secteur public . Sociologie du travail vol. 59 , ( 1 )
Kirton G, Robertson M, Avdelidou-Fischer N ( 2016 ) . Valuing and value in diversity: the policy-implementation gap in an IT firm . Human Resource Management Journal vol. 26 , ( 3 ) 321 - 336 .
Avdelidou-Fischer N, Kirton G ( 2016 ) . Beyond burned bras and purple dungarees: Feminist orientations within working women’s networks . European Journal of Women's Studies vol. 23 , ( 2 ) 124 - 139 .
Kirton G ( 2015 ) . Anatomy of women’s participation in small professional unions . Economic and Industrial Democracy vol. 39 , ( 1 ) 151 - 172 .
Kirton G ( 2015 ) . The Coalition of Labor Union Women . Labor Studies Journal vol. 40 , ( 2 ) 129 - 148 .
Seierstad C, Kirton G ( 2015 ) . Having It All? Women in High Commitment Careers and Work–Life Balance in Norway . Gender Work and Organization vol. 22 , ( 4 ) 390 - 404 .
KIRTON G, Greene A ( 2015 ) . The dynamics of managing diversity . Routledge
Robertson M, Kirton G ( 2015 ) . Caught in the Middle: Structural and Cultural Conditions Blocking Women’s Access to Senior IT Roles . Academy of Management Proceedings vol. 2015 , ( 1 )
KIRTON G ( 2014 ) . Progress Towards Gender Democracy in UK Unions 1987–2012 . British Journal of Industrial Relations: an international journal of employment relations
Healy G, Kirton G ( 2013 ) . Conclusions-challenges from inside and outside the union . 251 - 266 .
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2013 ) . Gender, union democracyand leadership . Gender and Leadership in Unions ,
Kirton G, Healy G, Alvarez S, Lieberwitz R ( 2013 ) . Gender, work and unionism in comparative context . Gender and Leadership in Unions ,
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2013 ) . Strategies for union gender democracy . Travail, Genre et Societes vol. 30 , ( 2 ) 73 - 92 .
Healy G, Kirton G ( 2013 ) . The Early Mobilization of Women Union Leaders - A Comparative Perspective . British Journal of Industrial Relations vol. 51 , ( 4 ) 709 - 732 .
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2013 ) . Strategies for union gender democracy . TRAVAIL GENRE ET SOCIETES ( 30 ) 73 - + .
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2013 ) . Gender and Leadership in Trade Unions . Routledge
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2013 ) . Commitment and collective identity of long-term union participation: The case of women union leaders in the UK and USA . Work, Employment and Society vol. 27 , ( 2 ) 195 - 212 .
Kirton G, Healy G, Alvarez S, Gatta M, Lieberwitz R, McKay H ( 2012 ) . Developing and globalising women's union leadership via a cross-national exchange programme . Gendering and Diversifying Trade Union Leadership ,
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2012 ) . Women's union leadership in Barbados: Exploring the local within the global . Leadership and Organization Development Journal vol. 33 , ( 8 ) 732 - 749 .
HEALY GM, Kirton G ( 2012 ) . The early mobilization of women trade union leaders – a comparative perspective . British Journal of Industrial Relations: an international journal of employment relations
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2012 ) . 'Lift as you rise': Union women's leadership talk . Human Relations vol. 65 , ( 8 ) 979 - 999 .
KIRTON G ( 2012 ) . 'Lift as you rise': gendered leadership talk among trade union women . Human Relations vol. 65 , ( 8 ) 979 - 999 .
Greene AM, Kirton G ( 2011 ) . Diversity management meets downsizing: The case of a government department . Employee Relations vol. 33 , ( 1 ) 22 - 39 .
Kirton G, Greene AM ( 2010 ) . What does diversity management mean for the gender equality project in the United Kingdom? Views and experiences of organizational "Actors" . Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences vol. 27 , ( 3 ) 249 - 262 .
Healy G, Kirton G, Ozbilgin M, Oikelome F ( 2010 ) . Competing rationalities in the diversity project of the UK judiciary: The politics of assessment centres . HUM RELAT vol. 63 , ( 6 ) 807 - 834 .
Healy G, Kirton G, Oikelome F, Ozbilgin M ( 2010 ) . The Politics of Assessment Centres: competing rationalities in the diversity project of the judiciary . Human Relations vol. 63 , ( 6 ) 807 - 834 .
Healy G, Kirton G, Noon M ( 2010 ) . Equality, inequalities and diversity . Palgrave MacMillan ( Basingstoke ),
Kirton G ( 2010 ) . Work-life-balance: attitudes and expectations of young black and minority ethnic graduates . Equality, Inequalities and Diversity , Editors: Kirton, G, Healy, G, Noon, M , Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Kirton G, Healy G ( 2009 ) . Using competency-based assessment centres to select judges - implications for equality and diversity . HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT JOURNAL vol. 19 , ( 3 ) 302 - 318 .
Kirton G ( 2009 ) . Career plans and aspirations of recent black and minority ethnic business graduates . WORK EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIETY vol. 23 , ( 1 ) 12 - 29 .
Kirton G, Greene AM ( 2009 ) . The Costs and Opportunities of Doing Diversity Work in Mainstream Organisations . Human Resource Management Journal vol. 19 , ( 2 ) 159 - 175 .
Greene AM, Kirton G ( 2009 ) . Trade union perspectives on diversity management . Theory and Scholarship in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: a research companion , Editors: Ozbilgin, M , Edward Elgar
KIRTON G ( 2008 ) . Managing multi-culturally in organizations in a diverse society’ . Sage Handbook of Macro-Organizational Behaviour , Editors: Clegg, S, eds, CC , Sage
Kirton G, Greene A-M, Dean D ( 2007 ) . British diversity professionals as change agents – radicals, tempered radicals or liberal reformers? . The International Journal of Human Resource Management vol. 18 , ( 11 ) 1979 - 1994 .
Kirton G, Greene AM, Dean D ( 2007 ) . British Diversity Professionals as Change Agents: radicals, tempered radicals or liberal reformers? . International Journal of Human Resource Management vol. 11 , ( 18 )
KIRTON G ( 2007 ) . Gendered Enterprise . Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, , Editors: Ritzer, G , Blackwell
Kirton G, Read I ( 2007 ) . Inequalities in Europe’s SMEs: the Challenges for a Trade Union Agenda . Transfer vol. 13 , ( 1 ) 131 - 146 .
KIRTON G ( 2007 ) . The longer-term influence of women-only trade union schools’, . Learning With Trade Unions: a Contemporary Agenda in Employment Relations, , Editors: Shelley, S , Ashgate
KIRTON G ( 2006 ) . Alternative and Parallel Career Paths for Women: The Case of Trade Union Participation . Work, Employment and Society vol. 20 , ( 1 ) 47 - 65 .
Kirton G ( 2006 ) . Interview: Cynthia Cockburn on women, equality and social science research . Equal Opportunities International vol. 25 , ( 2 ) 150 - 157 .
Greene AM, Kirton G ( 2006 ) . Diversity Management in the UK – Organizational and Stakeholder Experiences . London: Routledge
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2006 ) . The Discourse of Diversity in Unionised Contexts: Views from Trade Union Equality Officers . Personnel Review vol. 35 , ( 4 ) 431 - 448 .
KIRTON G ( 2006 ) . The Making of Women Trade Unionists . Ashgate
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2006 ) . Trade Unions and Equality and Diversity’, . Handbook of Workplace Diversity , Editors: A Konrad, PP, Pringle, J , Sage
KIRTON G, Glover J ( 2006 ) . Women and Employment: Challenges for Management . Routledge
Glover J, Kirton G ( 2006 ) . Women, Employment and Organizations . London: Routledge
KIRTON G ( 2005 ) . The Influences on Women Joining and Participating in Unions . Industrial Relations Journal vol. 36 , ( 5 ) 386 - 401 .
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2005 ) . Gender, Equality and Industrial Relations in the New Europe: an Introduction . European Journal of Industrial Relations vol. 11 , ( 2 ) 141 - 149 .
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2005 ) . The Dynamics of Managing Diversity (2nd Edition) . Oxford:Butterworth Heinemann
KIRTON G, Wrench J, Greene AM ( 2005 ) . Trade Union Perspectives on Diversity Management: A Comparison of the UK and Denmark . European Journal of Industrial Relations vol. 11 , ( 2 ) 179 - 198 .
KIRTON G, Healy G ( 2004 ) . Shaping Union and Gender Identities: A Case Study of Women-Only Trade Union Courses . British Journal of Industrial Relations vol. 42 , ( 2 ) 303 - 323 .
KIRTON G ( 2003 ) . Developing Strategic Approaches to Diversity Policy’ . Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations , Editors: Davidson, M, Fielden, S , John Wiley
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2003 ) . Possibilities for Remote Participation in Trade Unions: Mobilising Women Activists . Industrial Relations Journal vol. 34:4 , 319 - 333 .
Kirton G ( 2002 ) . Gender democracy in trade unions . WORK EMPLOY SOC vol. 16 , ( 3 ) 567 - 568 .
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2002 ) . The Dynamics of Positive Action in UK Trade Unions: The Case of Women and Black Members . Industrial Relations Journal vol. 33 , ( 2 ) 157 - 173 .
KIRTON G, Healy G ( 2002 ) . 'Professional and Highly Qualified Women in Two Contrasting Unions', . Gender, Diversity and Trade Unions: International Perspectives, , Editors: Colgan, F, Ledwith, S , Routledge ( London ),
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2002 ) . Advancing Gender Equality in UK Trade Unions: The role of Women- only Trade Union Education . Gender, Work and Organization vol. 9:1 , 39 - 59 .
KIRTON G, Greene AM ( 2002 ) . New directions in managing Women's Trade Union Careers: Online Learning . Women in management review vol. 17:3/4 , 171 - 179 .
KIRTON G ( 2002 ) . What is Diversity? Understanding the Issues’ . Managing Diversity in the Workplace , Editors: Johnstone, S , IRS/Eclipse ( London ),
Kirton G ( 2001 ) . Equality, diversity and disadvantage in employment . J MANAGE STUD vol. 38 , ( 8 ) 1221 - 1223 .
Healy G, Kirton G ( 2000 ) . Women, Power, and Trade Union Government . British Journal of Industrial Relations vol. 38 , ( 3 ) 343 - 360 .
Kirton G ( 1999 ) . Sustaining and Developing Women’s Trade Union Activism - a Gendered Project . Gender, Work & Organization vol. 6 , ( 4 ) 213 - 223 .
Kirton G, Healy G ( 1999 ) . Transforming Union Women: the Role of Women Trade Union Officials in Union Renewal . Industrial Relations Journal vol. 30 , ( 1 ) 31 - 45 .