Affirmative Action in Piercing the Bamboo Ceiling within the Australian Legal Profession — Utopian Ideal or Dystopian Nightmare?

K Abraham Thomas

Abstract


This paper considers the phenomenon of the bamboo ceiling and whether affirmative action presents an adequate means of alleviating such deeply entrenched inequalities within the Australian legal profession. It is suggested that “The Medici Effect” presents an adequate means of overcoming the problem of the bamboo ceiling. It is concluded that “The Medici Effect”, bringing together different disciplines and finding their intersections, is a means of generating collaboration and invoking innovation through an influx of ideas bringing about the core notable benefit of “diversity of thought”.


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