Black, White, or Mixed Race?: Race and Racism in the Lives of Young People of Mixed Parentage / Edition 1

Black, White, or Mixed Race?: Race and Racism in the Lives of Young People of Mixed Parentage / Edition 1

by Ann Phoenix, Barbara Tizard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415097088

ISBN-13: 9780415097086

Pub. Date: 11/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this milestone work, the authors explore the issue of mixed race identity, especially in relation to social work policy. In-depth interviews reveal adolescents' perception of their racial identity, its role in their lives, their feelings about having one black and one white parent, their attitude to black and white people, allegiance to black and white cultures,…  See more details below

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In this milestone work, the authors explore the issue of mixed race identity, especially in relation to social work policy. In-depth interviews reveal adolescents' perception of their racial identity, its role in their lives, their feelings about having one black and one white parent, their attitude to black and white people, allegiance to black and white cultures, their experience of, and ways of coping with racism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415097086
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/1995
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1Setting the scene1
2People of mixed black and white parentage in Britain: a brief history6
3Identity and mixed parentage: theory, policy and research25
4How the research was carried out39
5The racial identities of young people of mixed parentage today46
6Friendships and allegiances67
7Experiencing racism89
8Dealing with racism108
9Some parents' accounts132
10But what about the children? An overview, with some comments158
Appendix: statistical tables178
Bibliography184
Name index188
Subject index190

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