• Publications

    Journal Articles

    Manfredi, S., Vickers, L., and Clayton-Hathway, K. (2017). The Public Sector Equality Duty: Enforcing Equality Rights Through Second-Generation Regulation. Industrial Law Journal. doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwx022.

    Manfredi, S. Increasing Gender Diversity in Senior Roles in HE: Who Is Afraid of Positive Action? Adm. Sci. 2017, 7, 19.

    Grisoni, L (2017) Article: Visual imagination, reflexivity and the power of poetry: inquiring into work-life balance. Journal: Journal of Social Work Practice (CJSW) http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2017.1305335

    Vickers, L. and Manfredi, S. (2013). Age Equality and Retirement: Squaring the Circle. Industrial Law Journal 42 (1), pp.61-74.

    Vickers, L. (2013). Religion and Discrimination Law in the European Union. Ecclesiastical Law Journal 15 (1), pp.112-114.

    Page, M., Grisoni, L. and Turner, A. (2013). Dreaming Fairness and Re-imagining Equality and Diversity through Participative Arts-based inquiry. Management Learning. Article first published on MAY 28, 2013 as DOI:10.1177/1350507613486425

    Manfredi, S. and Vickers, L. (2012). Pensioning off the mandatory retirement age: implications for the higher education sector. Legal Studies 33 (2), pp.289-311. Article first published online: 10 JUL 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-121X.2012.00247.x

    Manfredi, S. and Hunter, S. (2012). Higher education: advancing equality in challenging times. Perspectives: Policy & Practice in Higher Education, pp.1-2.

    Manfredi, S. (2011). Age discrimination, retirement and collective bargaining. International Journal of Discrimination and the Law 11 (1-2), pp.65-80. This article was recognised by publisher Sage as one of the most downloaded articles in 2011

    Vickers, L. (2011). Promoting equality or fostering resentment? The public sector equality duty and religion and belief. Legal Studies 31 (1), pp.135-158.

    Doherty, L. and Manfredi, S. (2010). Improving women's representation in senior positions in universities. Employee Relations 32 (2), pp.138-155. This paper was judged by leading scholarly publisher Emerald Group Publishing as an outstanding Paper Award Winner in their Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011

    Manfredi, S. and Vickers, L. (2009). Retirement and Age Discrimination: Managing Retirement in Higher Education. Industrial Law Journal 38 (4), pp.343-364.

    Doherty, L., Klenert, A. and Manfredi, S. (2007). Expanding into Asia: The human resource challenge. Tourism & Hospitality Research 7 (2), pp.109-121.

    Grisoni, L. and Beeby, M. (2007). Gendering sense-making and Leadership. Gender, Work and Organisation 14 (3).

    Doherty, L. and Manfredi, S. (2006). Women's progression to senior positions in English universities. Employee Relations 28 (6), pp.553-572.

    Doherty, L. and Manfredi, S. (2006). Action research to develop work-life balance in a UK university. Women In Management Review 21 (3), pp.241-259.

    Doherty, L. and Manfredi, S. (2006). Women's advancement in universities. Employee Relations 28 (6), pp.501-504.

    Vickers, L. (2003). Freedom of Religion and the Workplace: The Draft Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003. Industrial Law Journal 32 (1), pp.23-36.

    Vickers, L. (2003). The Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003. Industrial Law Journal 32 (3), p.188.

    Doherty, L. and Manfredi, S. (2001). Women's employment in Italian and UK hotels. International Journal of Hospitality Management 20 (1), pp.61-76.

    Ledwith, S. and Manfredi, S. (2000). Balancing Gender in Higher Education: the Case of a 'New' UK University. The European Journal of Women's Studies 7 (1), pp.7-33.

    Manfredi, S. (1998). A critical Overview of the Impact of the European Sex Equality Legislation on Women’s Employment. Journal of the International Forum for Women, Vol.3-4: 68-77

    Burrell, J., Manfredi, S., Rollin, H., Price, L. and Stead, L. (1997). Equal opportunities for women employees in the hospitality industry: A comparison between France, Italy, Spain and the UK. International Journal of Hospitality Management 16 (2), pp.161-179.

    Manfredi, S. (1996). Women Entrepreneurs: the Italian Experience (1996) Journal of the International Forum for Women, Vol.2/3: 77-86.

    Special Edition

    Discrimination and the law book cover Special Edition of International Journal of Discrimination and the Law March 2011; 11 (1-2), guest-edited by Simonetta Manfredi and Lucy Vicker with contributions from Colm O'Cinneide, Sue Ashtiany and Christopher McCrudden.

    Books

    active ageingManfredi, S. & Vickers, L. (Eds.), Active Ageing for Equality Law and for the Workplace. London: Palgrave-Macmillan.

    Managing equality book coverKumra, S. and Manfredi, S. (2012). Equality and Diversity Management: Theory and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press. This book has won the Chartered Management Institute Management Book of the year award (2013) in the Management and Leadership Textbook category.

    LV second edVickers, L. (2016). Religious freedom, religious discrimination and the workplace, second edition. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

    Book Chapters

    Grisoni, L and Broussine, M. (2014) Chapter 8. Emotionally charged research – engaging with the politics of action research. In, C. Clarke. M.Broussine and L.Watts. Researching with Feeling. Routledge: London

    Manfredi, S. and Holliday, M. (2005). Work-Life Balance Issues in Higher Education: The Experience of Oxford Brookes University. In: Maione, V. (ed.) Gender Equality in Higher Education. Milan: Franco Angeli.

    Manfredi, S. (2003). The Influence of European Sex Equality Law on the UK Legislation: A Challenge to the Male Norm? In: Charlot, M. (ed.) Norms and Values in Great Britain Today. Paris: Presse Universitaire de la Sorbonne.

    Manfredi, S., Doherty, L. and Rollin, H. (2000). European and UK Perspectives on the Family-Friendly Workplace. In: Ledwith, S. (ed.) Women and the City: Visibility and Voices in Urban Spaces. London: Palgrave.

    Shorter Articles

    Manfredi, S. and Vickers, L. (2012). Research Excellence Framework 2014: Focus on Equality. Research Intelligence, News from the British Research Association (117).

    Beer, J. and Manfredi, S. (2011). Women and Leadership: Closing the Gender Gap. Equal Opportunities Review (218).

    Bebbington, D. and Manfredi, S. (2010). New Laws: New Opportunities. Engage, Autumn Issue (25).

    Reports

    Clayton-Hathway, K. and Manfredi, S. (2017) Women’s representation and diversity in the horseracing industry. Oxford: Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice, Oxford Brookes University

    Manfredi, S., Vickers, L. and Cousens, E. (2017) Increasing the diversity of senior leaders in higher education: The role of executive firms. London: Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

    Manfredi, S., Jarboe, N. and Clayton-Hathway, K. (2016) Changing Places: Women on Boards. London, KPMG UK

    Clayton-Hathway, K. (2015). Combat Trafficking in Human Beings. Literature Review and Industry Context. Oxford Brookes Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice for The European Commission, https://www.brookes.ac.uk/microsites/combat-human-trafficking/dissemination/.

    Clayton-Hathway, K. (2013). The Public Sector Equality Duty - Empirical Evidence Base. Oxford: Oxford Brookes Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    Clayton-Hathway, K. (2013). The Public Sector Equality Duty - Analysis of Supporting Evidence. Oxford: Oxford Brookes Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    Manfredi, S. and Vickers, L. (2012). Seldon v Clarkson Wright and James: roundtable discussion with employers. Oxford: Oxford Brookes Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    Manfredi, S., Halvorsen, E. and Vickers, L. (2012). Managing Flexible Retirement and Extended Working Lives in the Higher Education Sector: An Evidence-Based Approach. Oxford: Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    Manfredi, S., Moughton, C. and Vickers, L. (2012). Managing Flexible Retirement and Extended Working Lives in the Higher Education Sector: A Resource Guide. Oxford: Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    Manfredi, S. and Vickers, L. (2009). The Impact of the Process to Promote Equality and Diversity in the RAE 2008.Research Report. London.: Equality Challenge Unit.

    Manfredi, S. (2008). Developing Good Practice in Managing Age Diversity in the Higher Education Sector: An Evidence-Based Approach. Research Report. Oxford: Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    Manfredi, S. and Doherty, L. (2006). Leadership Styles for Work-Life Balance, Research Report. Oxford: Centre for Diversity Policy Research Oxford Brookes University.

    Doherty, L. and Manfredi, S. (2005). Improving Women’s Representation in Senior Position in Higher Education. Research Reports Stage One and Stage Two. Oxford: Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice.

    Manfredi, S., Holliday, M. and Moran, B. (2004). A Guide to Work Life Balance and Good Practice at Oxford Brookes University. Oxford: Oxford Brookes University.

    Manfredi, S. and Holliday, M. (2003). Work-Life Balance: An Audit of Staff Experience at Oxford Brookes University. Oxford: Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice, Oxford Brookes University.

    Manfredi, S. (2001). A Comparative Research between the Province of Bologna and the Region of Oxfordshire. In Harmonisation of Family and Work, Flexible Practices in Companies, European Project Reconciliation of Family and Work and Good Practices in the Enterprises. Provincia di Bologna and European Commission Employment and Social Affairs, pp.13-102.

    Manfredi, S. and Doherty, L. (2000). Comparing Two National Contexts: Italy and the UK in Family-Friendly Policy and Practices. Oxford: Oxford Brookes University Business School.