2

I just suddenly forgot this word, and couldn't find anything relevant from Google.

3

You're looking for tokenism:

Tokenism is the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to be inclusive to members of minority groups, especially by recruiting a small number of people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of racial or sexual equality within a workforce.
Wikipedia: Tokenism

  • 1
    "Tokenism" if the reason is a PR stunt. "Quotas" might be used once outsiders attempt to mandate something, even if there's no legal obligation (yet) that "one in ... must be ..." That would suggest we don't feel we have any other choice. – Ross Murray Feb 5 '18 at 14:00

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.